OU Sticker Giveaway – TikTok #01

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Giveaway Official Rules




1. Timing: This giveaway has a deadline that will begin at 12:00:00 PM CST on 20 March 2021 and run until 11:59:59 PM CST on 3 April 2021. All entries must be submitted in between the giveaway deadline.

2. How to Enter:  you must be at least 18 years or older at the time of a valid entry. The giveaway is open to any country and is void where prohibited by law. The giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations—void where prohibited. Proof of age and residency must be provided if requested.

2a. Entries are submitted in the form of TikTok comments. Each comment counts as one entry.

2b. Comment requirements consist of tagging at least one other valid TikTok user in the TikTok giveaway’s comment section.

2bi. A single comment with multiple tags counts as one entry. And the commenter must tag a valid TikTok user no more than one time per entry. TAGGING VALID USERS AS A RESPONSE TO A COMMENT (NESTED COMMENTS) WILL NOT COUNT AS AN ENTRY TO THIS GIVEAWAY.

2bii. Multiple comments from the same commenter tagging the same valid TikTok user three or more times for all entries will be ineligible to win the prize.

2biii. The number of times a valid TikTok account gets mentioned in the comments is unlimited and accepted as valid entries if Section 2bi and 2bii are not violated.

2c. Follow TikTok user Jordan Francisco (@jord_fran) and continue to do so at the winner selection time.

2d. Like the TikTok giveaway 

2e. Additional stipulations include the disqualification of inappropriate/offensive comments -that include but are not limited to- racism, sexism, and derogatory remarks on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity is used.

3. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

4.Prize: The winner shall receive The OU Wood Sticker Collection, which consists of the following stickers: Ohio – Main Campus Pawprint, Ohio – Regional Campuses Pawprint, Alumni Gateway Coordinates, Athens Block, Court St, High St, E State St, W State St, Palmer St, Mill St, and Union St.

In total eleven stickers will be mailed to the winner. The Learning Botanist covers all shipping and handling.

5. Winner Selection: The Learning Botanist shall carry out the following procedure.

5a. The giveaway prize will be awarded to ONE person tied to the commenter’s account.

5b. The Learning Botanist will host a TikTok live on 10 April 2021 to announce the winner.

5c. The Learning Botanist will download all comments using a third-party application through https://exportcomments.com/.

5ci. The third-party’s comment extractor takes the time of the commenter at UTC +0, GMT. A reminder to see Section 1 on rules the deadline for entry.

5d. The Learning Botanist will preview comments to ensure that all rules from Section 2b. (please see above) are followed before proceeding to Section 5e. The Learning Botanist will then take the number of eligible entries and assign a number to each comment.

5e. The Learning Botanist will use an additional third-party https://www.randomlists.com/random-numbers?dup=false&qty=3&max=9999&min=1 to select the winner.

5ei. The max number for the random number generator will be set to the number of eligible entries sent between the deadline; please refer to Section 1 for the deadline.

5eii. Three numbers will be selected. The first number assigned will be the winner. The second and third numbers shall be picked as backups if The Learning Botanist cannot reach out to the winner.

6. Notification The Learning Botanist will then try to reach out to the winner after the live stream. They will first direct message (dm) the winner on TikTok.

Suppose no reply is given after three days. In that case, further contact will be attempted by dm’ing any other social media found on the winner’s TikTok account (i.e., Instagram, YouTube, and so forth). An additional week after the first three initial days of contact will be given if no second social media platform is added.

After one week of sending a second message to the winner, The Learning Botanist will repeat the process highlighted in this section to the backup winners known as the second and third number pick mentioned in Section 5eii.

7. Winner Responsibilities: upon successful contact of the winner, they will understand and accept the following.

7a. The winner will send The Learning Botanist an address to mail the prize. The company will then send a second contact confirming the address is correct. Section 6 will be repeated if no address is given after two days from successfully contacting the winner.

7b. The winner understands that The Learning Botanist will send the prize as soon as possible. They will allow the company a minimum of 1 month to deliver the prize. The Learning Botanist will update the winner on any changes and progress on fulfilling the prize.

7c. The Learning Botanist will provide tracking information on the mailed prize. The Learning Botanist will deem the prize gifted and fulfilled if the tracked package reaches the winner’s disclosed address.

7d. If the prize gets lost in the mail, The Learning Botanist will make one more attempt to send the prize. After that, the winner will understand that the company may not fulfill the entire prize on the third and final attempt. Some, but not all, of the OU stickers may be mailed on the third attempt.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content, you understand that The Learning Botanist, anyone acting on behalf of The Learning Botanist, or its respective licensees, successors, and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: The Learning Botanist reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the giveaway should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the giveaway. In such case, The Learning Botanist may select the recipients from all eligible entries received before and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The Learning Botanist. The Learning Botanist reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

The Learning Botanist has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the giveaway, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same computer over that allowed by giveaway rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made; The Learning Botanist reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless The Learning Botanist and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS GIVEAWAY IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ILLINOIS, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this giveaway, the participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this giveaway, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Chicago, IL having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this giveaway), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on The Learning Botanist’s website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, please print/save this page. After the announcement of the winners, the winner’s TikTok username will be mentioned in the “Winners” section of the Giveaways page found on The Learning Botanist’s website.

14. Sponsor: The sponsor of this giveaway is The Learning Botanist. For further contact, please send letters to P.O. Box 987, Huntley, IL 60142 or email inquiries to giveaway@thelearningbotanist.com.

15. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this giveaway and not to TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Google.

Rules Published on 19 March 2021