MEDIA CONSENT AND RELEASE

You agree to allow Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and respective agents, employees and officers, and associated advertising and promotion agencies (“Nationwide”) the right to use your name, likeness, image and contents in association with the Nationwide Ohio State Fan  Photo  Promotion (“Promotion”) and for any commercial, advertising and any promotional purposes at Nationwide’s sole discretion, without any further notification, authorization or compensation from Nationwide.

You acknowledge that any photo that contains any of the following may not be an eligible entry at the sole discretion of Nationwide:

  • Presence of alcohol, drugs, tobacco;
  • Obscenity or profanity;
  • Brand names, trademarks, or any other intellectual property, including copyrighted works;
  • Images or artwork not created by you;
  • The image, likeness, or other identifying information of any person or group which has not given the express permission for the photo to be published in any media;
  • Material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the photo is created;
  • Disparaging or offensive comments about Ohio State University (“University”), the University’s alumni association, or Nationwide;
  • Any other material deemed inappropriate in Nationwide’s sole discretion, including but not limited to material that is indecent, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;

All of the foregoing collectively referred to as “Photo Entry Guidelines”.

Nationwide is under no obligation to use any contents submitted and reserves the right to reject and/or remove your photo at any time if, in Nationwide’s sole discretion, it deems the content inappropriate for the Promotion.

By submitting your photo, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by the Official Terms and Conditions of the Promotion.

OFFICIAL RULES –Nationwide Ohio State Fan Photo Promotion

These are the Official Rules for the Nationwide Ohio State Fan Photo promotion (“Promotion”).  The Promotion is sponsored by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company 1 Nationwide Plaza Columbus, Ohio 43215 (“Nationwide”). Administrator: Wasserman Media Group, 4208 Six Forks Road, Suite 1020, Raleigh, NC  27609.

NO PURCHASE OR INSURANCE QUOTE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASING OR OBTAINING A QUOTE WILL NOT INCREASE THE ODDS OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY

The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, except where prohibited, who: (a) are 18 years of age or have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry, whichever is greater, and (b) are legally able to work in the United States.  No purchase is necessary.

Employees and agents of Nationwide its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Promotion (all of the foregoing, collectively referred to as “Promotion Entities”) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such persons, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter the Promotion.

HOW TO ENTER

The Promotion begins October 7, 2016 at 12:01 AM EST ends November 10, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Promotion Period”).

To enter, during the Promotion Period post a photo showing your school spirit on Instagram or Twitter and include #OhioStateFanPhoto.

Entries must comply with the Photo Entry Guidelines above. Private profiles are ineligible.  All entries in the Prize drawing have an equal chance of winning.  Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

Limit (1) entry in the Prize drawing, per person during the Promotion Period. Multiple entries will not be accepted. Anyone found to use multiple Instagram or Twitter accounts to enter Promotion will be ineligible.  Winners of the Weekly Drawings are elegible for the Grand Prize drawing.

Entry constitutes consent to participate in Promotion and for Nationwide to obtain, use, and transfer the entrant’s name, address, username, photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.  Nationwide will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, or mutilated entries; technical or mechanical malfunctions; errors in the Official Rules, in any related ads or materials; or processing error.  Nationwide can void the entry of any entrant who it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair Promotion administration, security, fairness, or proper play.

DRAWINGS

Each week during the Promotion Period one winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received (“Weekly Drawings”) for a Weekly Prize.

One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing, from all eligible Prize drawing entries received during the Promotion Period for the Grand Prize.

Winners will be notified via Twitter or Instagram direct or public message. If a Prize winner is not eligible to win, or if Nationwide is unable to contact the winner after a good faith effort, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES

After each Weekly Drawing the following weekly prize will be awarded:

$50 Amazon gift card.  APR of each prize: $50 (“Weekly Prize”).

The following Grand Prize will be awarded on November 11, 2016.

Two tickets to the Ohio State v. Michigan game at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016. Travel expenses not  included.  ARV: $400.

Prize winners are responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with the prizes.  No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, except that the Promotion Entities reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prize details not set forth herein are the sole discretion of the Promotion Entities.

If requested, winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within three days of notification.  Failure to do so may result in disqualification, forfeiture, or award to alternate winner.

RELEASE

By entering this Promotion you agree to release and hold harmless Nationwide, Twitter, Instagram, and  their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s shareholders, officers, directors, employees, members, assigns and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Twitter.

GENERAL RULES

Promotion is governed by and subject to the laws of the United States and the state of Ohio.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Prize Winner may receive an IRS 1099 form for the value of their prizes. By participating in a Promotion and/or accepting any prize, entrants grant the Promotion Entities permission to use their name, likenesses, image and username in connection with the Promotion for purposes of advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, without further compensation to the entrant, unless prohibited by law. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion.  The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal entries.

The Promotion Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any entrant found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or (b) violating the Official Rules.

DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW

Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in the Promotion, entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or any prize awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

All issues and questions rights and obligations of entrant in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ohio, without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof.

WINNER LIST

For the Winners List, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Wasserman Media Group c/o Nationwide Ohio State Fan Photo Promotion

4208 Six Forks Road, Suite 1020, Raleigh, NC 27609.