UK Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Contest Rules

How to enter the OnLive Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Sweepstakes

1.      Play Harry Potter: Years 5-7 on the OnLive Game System between 18 November at 12:01AM GMT and 20 November at 11:59PM GMT.

2.      Send an email to by 22 November at 11:59PM GMT with the following information:

  • Name
  • PlayerTag
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Acknowledgement that you have read and accept the Official Rules & Release, listed below
Entries with out the correct information will not be considered for the drawing. Contest is open to residents of the United Kingdom.

Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Giveaway




  1. 1.    HOW TO ENTER: In order to be eligible to win a Giveaway, entrants must play “Harry Potter: Years 5-7” on the OnLive Game Service by 20 November 2011 at 11:59PM GMT and send an email with the subject line “HP UK Giveaway” to (“Entry Form”) by 22 November 2011 at 11:59PM GMT containing the following information:
    1. Name, PlayerTag, email address and date of birth
    2. Statement that you have read and accept these Official Rules & Release

An Entry Form is considered completed and eligible when it has been received by email at By submitting a completed Entry Form, entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules & Release.
2.    SELECTION OF WINNERS: Five (5) winners will be determined from all eligible entries on 23 November 2011 in a random computerized drawing to be conducted by representatives of OnLive EMEA s.à r.l (the Sponsor). If a prize is not claimed, or is refused or returned, or the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner will be selected by a random computerized drawing by the Sponsor. The prize winner will be responsible for all income taxes payable in connection with the prize.

  1. 3.    PRIZES AND ODDS: There will be five (5) prizes awarded in total.  Each one shall be as follows: (1) one box set of “Harry Potter – The Complete 8-Film Collection [Blu-ray]” and (2) one OnLive Game System. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Limit: one prize per family or household. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery; it is not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise.
  2. 4.    ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open to individual legal residents of the UK, aged 18 or older as of the day of the drawing. Officers, directors and employees (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of Sponsor and its affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter.
  3. 5.    VERIFICATION OF WINNERS AND DELIVERY OF PRIZES: Each winner may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be required to sign a declaration of eligibility and liability release and a publicity release (attached). An entrant should not submit an Entry Form if he or she is not prepared to sign such declaration and release (if required by Sponsor) as an entrant’s agreement to sign the same is a condition of entering. Any prize that an entrant may win may be awarded to an alternate winner if signature of such declaration and release are required by Sponsor and not returned by such entrant.
  4. 6.    PUBLICITY: Each winner agrees to Sponsor’s use of her/his name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and county) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorisation.
  5. 7.    GENERAL: The Giveaway is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. These Official Rules and the Giveaway, and all non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with the same, are governed by the laws of England. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with these Official Rules, or the Giveaway, or any non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with the same, must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the area of the United Kingdom where the entrant is resident. Sponsor and judges are not responsible for: (a) late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed or misdirected entries, e-mails or other communications; (b) errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices or transmission lines; (c) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorised access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise; or (d) electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or insufficient space in entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages, in each case save where the same arises directly as a result of the fault of the Sponsor or the judges. The use of automated software or computer programs to register, enter or otherwise participate in the Giveaway is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use such methods to register, enter or otherwise participate will be disqualified. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, the Giveaway caused by events outside its control and reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend any Giveaway if any virus, bug, technical failure, unauthorised human intervention or other cause outside of Sponsor’s control corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of such Giveaway. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted and a random drawing will be held by Sponsor (supervised by an independent person) from among all eligible entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant (and her/his Giveaway entry) from the Giveaway and/or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if she/he tampers with the entry process or if her/his fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. By participating in the Giveaway, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in such Giveaway. CAUTION. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  6. 8.    WINNERS LISTS: If an entrant wishes to obtain a list of winners of the Giveaway in which he or she participated, they can send an email message to with the subject line, “Harry Potter Giveaway” by 24 November 2011.
  7. 9.    DATA PROTECTION: The Sponsor will collect and retain information of or relating to entrants (including personal data relating to entrants and winners, whether provided on Entry Forms, in the course of the Giveaway or (if applicable) in or on any declaration or release signed by winners) and will or may use such information to administer the Giveaways and also to provide entrants with information about its own products and/or services which the Sponsor feels may be of interest to entrants. Such information may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for the Sponsor, its affiliates or for one of its or their advertising and/or promotion agencies. The Sponsor will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that all personal data of or relating to entrants and winners is treated securely.

10. SPONSOR: OnLive EMEA S.a.r.l. Vocats, 124 Boulevard de la Petrusse, L-2330 Luxembourg.


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I, ______________________________________________________, hereby sign this Declaration of Eligibility and Release in favour of OnLive EMEA s.à r.l in connection with the Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Giveaway (“the “Giveaway”) sponsored by OnLive EMEA s.à r.l (the “Sponsor”).  I understand that it will be relied upon to determine my eligibility to receive the prize in the Giveaway as identified by the Official Rules. I hereby declare and acknowledge that:

  1. I am _______ years old.

I am a resident of the UK and reside at:

(Street Address)                                                                                                                        

(City/State/Post Code)                                                                                                               

(Telephone Number)                                                                                                                   

  1. I understand that the prize is awarded to me subject to applicable law and to all terms, conditions and restrictions relating to the prize imposed by Sponsor as set out in the Official Rules.  I confirm that: (i) I have read and complied with the Official Rules applicable to the Giveaway; (ii) I have committed no fraud or deception in participating in the Giveaway or in claiming the prize; and (iii) neither I nor any member of my immediate family nor anyone living in my household is an officer, director or employee of the Sponsor or any of its affiliates, agents, judges or advertising and promotion agencies. I understand that I am responsible for all income taxes payable in connection with the prize.
  2. I hereby release the Sponsor, its affiliates,  its and their directors, employees, officers and agents and its and their advertising and promotion agencies (all together called the “Sponsor Group”), from any and all liabilities, claims or causes of action which may arise out of or in connection with my participation in the Giveaway or my receipt of the prize if any of the information I have provided in Paragraph 1 or any of my confirmations in (i), (ii) or (iii) in Paragraph 2 above is incomplete or untrue.
  3. Without payment or other compensation (other than the prize won by me), I hereby irrevocably grant to the Sponsor (and its affiliates) permission to use my name, photograph, voice, likeness, statements, address (city and county) and other biographical material provided by me or relating to me (my “Publicity Data“)  in connection with the advertising and promotion of its and/or their products, for both broadcast and non-broadcast purposes in all media around the world in perpetuity, in such manner and at such times as the Sponsor or its affiliates  may reasonably deem appropriate or desirable, provided that such use relates to my status as a participant in the Giveaway and/or a recipient of the prize.  I hereby waive all right of inspection and release the Sponsor and its affiliates from any and all liability arising out of any such use of my Publicity Data in accordance with this paragraph.  I further agree that the content and timing of any public announcement and all other publicity relating to my participation in the Giveaway and/or my receipt or use of the prize will be subject to the Sponsor’s absolute discretion and I agree not to discuss with the media, to make, issue or authorise any statement or publicity or publicise or otherwise disclose to any third party any information whatsoever relating to my participation in the Giveaway and/or my receipt of the prize without the express prior written approval of a duly authorised representative of the Sponsor.
  4. This Declaration of Eligibility and Release, and all non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with the same, is governed by the laws of England  and I agree that the courts in the area of the UK where I am resident will have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any dispute in relation to the same.


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