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2011 and are fan, or who become a fan during the Promotion Period (set forth
below) of the http://www.facebook.com/LexisCommunities
site. Void wherever prohibited by law. Employees
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children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of each
are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official
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TO ENTER: Beginning 12:01 AM Eastern Time September 19, 2011 through 11:59 PM Eastern Time October 3, 2011 ("Promotion
Period"), visit the Sponsor's page at http://www.facebook.com/LexisCommunities
during the Promotion Period to enter.
You must enter using the "Link, Like, Love Lexis®!" application on the Facebook Platform, and then follow
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like about the LexisNexis Communities or what you would like to see changed with
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late, mutilated, postage due, misdirected entries or entries not
received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an online entry, the
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the e-mail account identified on the online entry form. The authorized account
holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address
by an Internet access provider, service provider, or online organization
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RANDOM DRAWING: The winner will be selected by random drawings
on or about October 10, 2011 from all eligible entries received. Decisions of Sponsor
are final on all matters. The winner will be
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winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
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chosen. Each winner will be awarded three
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awarded "AS IS." Sponsors make
no offer of any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including,
without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular
purpose) in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize. Prize details and
availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be
substituted at Sponsor's sole discretion. The
prize(s) consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize.
No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted.
All federal, state and local taxes
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days of the date on notification materials. Noncompliance within this time
period may result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be
selected. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result
in disqualification. The winner may be required to produce picture or some
other form of proper identification to claim any prize. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute any prize with prize of equal or greater
Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use
winners' name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of
advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation or notice,
unless prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection
with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address,
phone number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor
to add entrant to Sponsor's customer database and to contact entrant in the
future for promotional reasons. You may opt-out of receiving such
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of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may
either limit the entrant's ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or
otherwise participate in this Sweepstakes, or Sponsor's ability to include all
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indemnify Sponsor and Facebook, Inc. from any and all liability, claims or
actions of any kind whatsoever arising from injuries, damages, or losses to
persons or property which may be sustained in connection with this Sweepstakes
including, but not limited to: (a) the receipt, ownership or use of any prize
awarded; (b) any prize-related activity; (c) any typographical or other error
in these Official Rules or any other materials disseminated by Sponsor; and (d)
any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion,
defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause,
with any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers,
or providers used by an entrant, Sponsor.
The winner assumes all liability
and agrees to hold Sponsor harmless for any injury or damage caused, or claimed
to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any
prize. Sponsor reserves the right to
cancel or modify the program for any reason, including but not limited to, if
fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the promotion;
or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the
administration, security, or proper administration of the promotion as
determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or
tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any
requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. CAUTION:
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OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS
PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE
RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH
ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
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