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  1. Sweepstakes Period: The Verizon TripHackr Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins July 19, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends August 4, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

  2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Verizon (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, the “Sponsor and its Administrators”), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win.

  3. How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter via Twitter.com or on your web enabled mobile device via the Instagram application (collectively, the “Site”) by uploading a photo depicting a summer adventure with the hashtags #VZConnectingUS #SweepstakesTH (the “Submission”) to receive one (1) entry (the “Sweepstakes Entry”) into the random drawing. Sweepstakes Entry must include a photo and the hashtag to be eligible and must be 140 characters or less including the hashtags if entering via Twitter. Your Submission must be uploaded in accordance with the Twitter Terms of Service (https://twitter.com/tos) or Instagram Terms of Use (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/). You must have an Instagram account to enter via Instagram, be a @triphackr follower and have your account privacy settings set to “Off”.  You must have a Twitter account to enter via Twitter, be a @triphackr (collectively, the “influencer”) follower and have your account settings set to “unprotected” or “public”. By including the hashtags #VZConnectingUS #SweepstakesTH in your Submission, you are agreeing to these Official Rules. Potential winner will be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the Instagram or Twitter account associated with the Sweepstakes Entry, as applicable. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Entry person per day, regardless of method of Sweepstakes Entry. All Sweepstakes Entries must be unique. All Sweepstakes Entries must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on August 4, 2016, to be eligible. The person uploading the Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). If submitting a photo depicting other individuals, you must make the other individuals aware that you are entering a photo on their behalf and attest that the other individuals have agreed that you may submit such photo and you must be the parent/legal guardian of any minors featured in the photo. Sweepstakes Entries will not be judged. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Entrant will be deemed the name appearing on the Sweepstakes Entry.  The Sweepstakes Entry must: 1) be complete to be eligible; 2) be the property of the Entrant. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission qualifies as a Sweepstakes Entry. Any Sweepstakes Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering, you understand and agree that your Submission may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be posted online for consumers to view on Sponsor-selected sites. Sponsor will only be posting select photos (in their sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Submissions, in its sole discretion, even if the Submission has already been made available to the public. Participation is subject to disqualification of all Sweepstakes Entries, if multiple accounts are used by the same person. As applicable, normal Internet access and data usage charges imposed by Entrants’ online/mobile service provider will apply.

  4. Photo Entry Requirements: By entering, you agree to waive any rights you may have to the Sweepstakes Entry submitted. The Sweepstakes Entry, or portion thereof, must not contain obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory or inappropriate content, or be disparaging to Sponsor, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sweepstakes Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or proprietary rights. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Sweepstakes Entry from any source. All Sweepstakes Entries must be the sole, original work of the Entrants. Any Sweepstakes Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, inappropriate, disparaging, offensive or contains 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 is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and may disqualify the Entrant. Sweepstakes Entries should not contain any third party materials, or otherwise violate or infringe (or possibly infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand (other than Verizon). Sponsor may blur or black out the infringing material, in their sole discretion. Sweepstakes Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants and winner acknowledge and agree that their Sweepstakes Entries become the property of the Sponsor, which thereby has the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote and otherwise use Sweepstakes Entries in any way it sees fit. If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com to create an account for free. If you do not have an Instagram account, visit www.Instagram.com to create an account or download the application to your mobile device (data usage applies for app download). Instagram nor Twitter are affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and are not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of the prize. No endorsement or approval of Sweepstakes by Instagram or Twitter is expressed or implied. Automated, script, macro or robotic Sweepstakes Entries submitted by individuals will be disqualified. Sweepstakes Entries may be posted on the Sponsor’s website, and may be posted on other non-affiliated websites, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any Sweepstakes Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified.

  5. Sweepstakes Drawing: One (1) prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about August 5, 2016 by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received.

  6. Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): Prize (1) An AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition - Snow Version (ARV: $249.99). Prize is awarded “as is” without any warranty or guaranty of any kind. The ARV of the prize listed is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the prize is awarded. If the actual purchase price of the prize is less than the ARV stated herein, the winner will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable.

  7. General Rules: The Site’s computer timestamp is the official timekeeper for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Potential winner will be contacted through Instagram (for Entries submitted via Instagram) or Twitter (for Entries submitted via Twitter) via direct message by the influencer and will be asked to provide additional information, including name, email address, date of birth, shipping address and compliance with these Official Rules. Potential winner must respond to direct message with the information requested within twenty-four (24) hours of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected and notified as indicated above. Noncompliance within time frame specified, return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, or declining the prize for any reason, will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Prize is nontransferable and no cash substitutions are allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value. Prize will be delivered within 6-8 weeks after winner confirmation. Winner and all Entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, each of their respective agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, Sweepstakes Entry and Submission for promotional purposes (including any possible public relations opportunities) without further compensation except where prohibited by law.

    By entering, Entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Sweepstakes Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder of the Instagram/Twitter account or email address associated with the Sweepstakes Entry. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates the Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Sweepstakes Entries in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will award the prize from eligible Sweepstakes Entries received prior to cancellation as outlined above. Void where prohibited by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant (or parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event will Entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs.

  8. MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Except to the extent pre-empted by federal or other applicable state law, the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any conflict of law provisions thereof. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between entrant and Sponsor, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New Jersey, having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of New Jersey without giving effect to any conflict of law provisions thereof. Any personal information supplied by any entrant will be subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy posted at http://www.verizon.com/about/privacy/.

  9. WINNER: For the name of the winner, available after August 31, 2016, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by September 30, 2016, to: Verizon TripHackr Sweepstakes - Winner, 100 Marcus Drive, Attn: CR, Melville, NY 11747.

  10. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Verizon, One Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.