Downton Abbey DVD Sweepstakes

AMERICAN AIRLINES
SWEEPSTAKES RULES
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Limited Edition DVD Box Set
  1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE.  A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. 

  2. TO ENTER.  Between 5:00:01 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on Sunday, January 26, 2014 and 11:59:59 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 30, 2014 (“Promotional Period”), complete an official entry form online in the manner listed below.  All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  To Enter, re-tweet the #DowntonAbbey message from @AmericanAir that reads “We're hooked, too; #DowntonAbbey is on select flights. RT & seasons 1-3 could be yours on DVD.”  On-line entry via Twitter only – all participants must have access to the internet and an active Twitter account. If you do not have a Twitter account you will need to create one in order to participate and you will require an active email address in order to do this.  See https://support.twitter.com.  All entries will be subject to Twitter’s terms of use which can be found at https://twitter.com/tos/.  Once submitted, all entries become the exclusive property of American Airlines, Inc. (“American Airlines” or “Sponsor”) and will not be acknowledged nor will they be returned.  Limit one (1) entry per person. 

  3. ELIGIBILITY.  Sweepstakes open to individuals legally residing in the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are at least 18 years of age (19 in Alabama and Nebraska) or older at the time of entry.  Employees and agents of Sponsor, its parent and affiliates, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and members of such employees’ and agents’ immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. 

  4. PRIZE DETAILS AND RELATED TERMS.  Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Limited Edition DVD Box Set: Ten (10) Prize Winners will receive a Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Limited Edition DVD Box Set, approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each: = $90.00.  Total ARV of all Prizes:  $900.00.  Winners acknowledge that Released Parties have not 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 any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.  Any and all warranties and/or guarantees of a Prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms therefor, and Winners agree to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee.

  5. DRAWING AND AWARDING OF PRIZES.  On or about Friday, January 31, 2014, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor to select the Winners.  The Sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  The potential Winner will be notified by Direct Message (DM) to the Twitter handle provided upon entry.  The potential Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (which affirms that he/she has complied with these rules) as well as a liability release, and where legal, a publicity release, each of which, if issued, must be completed, signed and returned within fourteen (14) days from date of issuance, or the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Winner. The Sponsor reserves the right to verify any entrant’s details before making an award. If the potential Winner cannot be contacted within 14 days by Direct Message (DM) to the Twitter handle provided upon entry into the Sweepstakes after 3 attempts, or fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility within the required time period, or otherwise where the Prize is declined, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Winner drawn at the same time as the original. Except where prohibited, acceptance of a Prize constitutes Winner’s consent to use of his/her name and/or photograph without further compensation for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes by Sponsor.  By accepting Prize, Winners acknowledge compliance with these official rules.  If a potential Winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, the foregoing documents must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian and such Prize will be delivered to minor’s parent/legal guardian and awarded in the name of minor’s parent/legal guardian.  Prize is provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind.  Prize is non-transferable.  No cash redemption or Prize substitution allowed by Winner.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.  Limit one (1) Prize per household/family. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.

  6. ODDS.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

  7. USE OF DATA.  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor's privacy policy at www.aa.com/privacy.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor's collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor's privacy policy.  If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.

  8. TAXES.  Any valuation of the Prizes stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor. The value of the Prizes will be taxable to Winners as income. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prizes not specifically provided for in these official rules are solely the Winner’s responsibility.  Winner(s is/are) solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes.  Winners must provide the Sponsor with valid identification and a signed IRS Form W-9 with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any Prize will be awarded.  Any residents of the 50 United States that win $600 or more in Prizes will have income reported to them on IRS Form 1099, as required under IRS rules and a copy of said form will be sent to the IRS.  Puerto Rico residents that win $500 or more in Prizes will receive a Form 480.6A, with a duplicate sent to the Puerto Rico tax authorities. You must contact your own tax advisor for any questions concerning taxes.

  9. OTHER CONDITIONS.  By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. To the extent applicable to any registrant or Prize Winners domiciled in Puerto Rico, these rules will be interpreted to comply with the laws of Puerto Rico.  Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion hereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason: (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, (b) the Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these rules, or (c) the Sweepstakes is otherwise not capable of running as planned by Sponsor.  In the event of modification or suspension, Sponsor shall award the Prizes to Winners to be selected in random drawings from among the remaining uncorrupted eligible entries.  By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, wholesalers and retailers, and each of the foregoing entities’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of any Prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related travel or other activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, (ii) failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information, or (vi) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, unintelligible and/or postage due (or any combination thereof).  The use of third-party software or website or automated entry systems to participate is prohibited, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entries made in such fashion.  By entering, entrants agree to comply with these rules.  Any entrant who attempts to tamper with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified.  In the event of dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry.  “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question.  Additional restrictions may apply.  The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter.  You are providing your information to the Sponsor, not Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for the purpose of facilitating the Sweepstakes unless you have agreed to its use for any other purpose. By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to give Twitter a complete release from any and all legal liability in connection with the Sweepstakes. All entries will be subject to Twitter’s terms of use which can be found at www.Twitter.com.   

  10. DISPUTES. Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas  or the appropriate Texas State Court located in Fort Worth, Texas; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.

  11. WINNERS' LIST.  The names of the Winners will be posted on the AA.com® website at www.aa.com/promowinners on or about February 14, 2014. 

  12. SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR.  American Airlines, Inc., 4333 Amon Carter Blvd., Ft. Worth, Texas 76155.

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Downton Abbey is a trademark of Carnival Film & Television Limited.

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1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 2.  OPEN TO/ENTRY DETAILS: Sweepstakes open to individuals legally residing in the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are at least 18 years of age (19 in Alabama and Nebraska) or older at the time of entry, who are followers of @AmericanAir on Twitter. 3.  Sweepstakes begins at 5:00:01 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on Sunday, January 26, 2014 and all entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  4. PRIZE DETAILS: Ten (10) Grand Prizes, each consisting of a Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Limited Edition DVD Box Set. Total ARV of all Prizes: $900.00. 5.  ODDS:  Odds of winning depend on number of entries.  6. ELIGIBILITY: Employees and agents of Sponsor, its parent and affiliates, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and members of such employees’ and agents’ immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees or agents, are not eligible to win. 7. Void where prohibited. 8. Participation is subject to complete official rules by which all entrants are bound. Available at http://bit.ly/DARules.  9.  Entrants release all parties from all claims/liability arising from this Sweepstakes or acceptance/use of any Prize.  10. Sponsor: American Airlines, Inc. 4333 Amon Carter Blvd., Ft. Worth, Texas 76155.


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