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Posted on Mar 5, 2018 10:45am

B&B Fan Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR WIRELESS DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD OR AGE OF MAJORITY, WHICHEVER IS OLDER IN STATE OF RESIDENCE ON DATE OF ENTRY INTO SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL US TERRITORIES AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. MSG AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY.

Sponsor, Administrator & Prize Provider: CBS Interactive Inc. ("CBSI"), 1401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sweepstakes Entities: CBSI

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS NOT SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY FACEBOOK. Data rates may apply when participating, see Section below for details.

1. Acceptance of Rules. By entering the "B&B Fan Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes"), operated connected to the CBS Daytime show titled "The Bold and the Beautiful" (the "Show") which is operated via the Bold and Beautiful Fan Page accessible at the domain, www.facebook.com/TheBoldandtheBeautiful/ (the "Facebook Service"), you hereby accept and agree to these official rules (the "Official Rules") of these Sweepstakes, the Terms of Service of the Facebook Service, incorporated herein by reference, and the decisions of the Administrator in connection with these Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final.

If you are a wireless service subscriber and have a smart phone, tablet or other wireless device that allows you to access these Sweepstakes, you may also enter these Sweepstakes via any of those devices during the Promotion Period (as defined below). If you choose to enter via wireless device, you may be charged data rates according to the Terms and Conditions of your Service Agreement with your wireless carrier. Participants should contact their wireless carrier for information on rate plans and charges relating to your participation in these Sweepstakes.

2. Eligibility. These Sweepstakes are offered and open to persons who are: (a) Registered Users of the Facebook Service; (b) followers of The Bold and Beautiful Fan page on the Facebook Service; (c) legal residents of the United States and (d) at least 18 or age of majority or older (whichever is older in state of residence) on date of entry into these Sweepstakes. Employees, directors, and immediate family members of the Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, and affiliated and subsidiary companies are not eligible to participate in these Sweepstakes. For purpose of the foregoing "immediate family" is defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings or any members of the same households of such employees and directors. These Sweepstakes are void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Registered User(s)" means a person that has successfully completed the registration form and has obtained a user identification ("ID") and associated password ("Password") on the Facebook Service; there is no fee associated with becoming a Facebook Service registrant and/or becoming a Bold and the Beautiful CBS follower.

3. Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes begins on March 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM PT and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on March 25, 2018 (the "Promotion Period"). The Sweepstakes is divided into three (3) separate weekly Sweepstakes (each a "Weekly Sweepstakes"). Each Weekly Sweepstakes entry period deadlines are outlined below.

4. Sweepstakes Description: Each week during the Promotion Period, on Monday(s), Wednesday(s) and Friday(s), Administrator will post a photo related to an applicable Sweepstakes. Within each photo, there will be a hidden word or phrase. Participants will have to find the word/phrase and comment within the post with an emoji (of your choice within options within Facebook) on applicable post for the applicable day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday). For example, On Monday, Administrator posts a photo with the hidden words/phrase "CBS Daytime" hidden it in. Participant will have to post "CBS Daytime" within Monday's post with an emoji; On Wednesday, Administrator posts a photo with the hidden words/phrase "is always" hidden in it. Participant will have to post the words "is always" with an emoji within Wednesday's post with an emoji; On Friday, Administrator posts a photo with the hidden words "the right time!"; Participants would need to comment on Friday's post with the full phrase: "CBS Daytime is always the right time!". All Participants who have commented the correct phrase prior to the deadline of the applicable Weekly Sweepstakes entry period will be entered into the applicable Sweepstakes drawing.

5. Entering these Sweepstakes:

Week One Sweepstakes Entry Period:

On Monday, March 5, 2018, 11:00am PT the first photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment section of the applicable Monday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 11:00am PT the second photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment section of the applicable Wednesday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Friday, March 9, 2018, 11:00am PT the final photo for the week will be posted and Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post the complete phase in the comment section of the applicable Friday's post related to this Sweepstakes by 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

The random prize drawing will take place on or around, Monday, March 12, 2018.

Week Two Sweepstakes Entry Period:

On Monday, March 12, 2018, 11:00am PT the first photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment section of the applicable Monday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:00am PT the second photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment of the applicable Wednesday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:00am PT the final photo for the week will be posted and Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post the complete phase in the comment section of the applicable Friday's post related to this Sweepstakes by 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, March 18, 2018.

The random prize drawing will take place on or around, Monday, March 19, 2018.

Week Three Sweepstakes Entry Period:

On Monday, March 19, 2018, 11:00am PT the first photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment section of the applicable Monday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 11:00am PT the second photo related the Sweepstakes will be posted. Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post it with an emoji in the comment section of the applicable Wednesday's post related to this Sweepstakes.

On Friday, March 23, 2018, 11:00am PT the final photo for the week will be posted and Participants must find the hidden word(s)/phrase and post the complete phase in the comment section of the applicable Friday's post related to this Sweepstakes by 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, March 25, 2018.

The random prize drawing will take place on or around, Monday, March 26, 2018.

Limit one entry per person per Weekly Sweepstakes; users who exceed the limit may be disqualified.

Broadcasts of the Show(s) are subject to cancellation, preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur and they affect these Sweepstakes, including without limitation the need to cancel these Sweepstakes, such changes will be posted on The Bold and Beautiful Show page found at http://www.cbs.com/shows/the_bold_and_the_beautiful/, or on The Bold and Beautiful Fan page on Facebook.

6. Prizes. Each Weekly Sweepstakes will award one (1) grand prize (each a "Prize"). Each Prize consists of one (1) CBS Bold and Beautiful Gift Bag (the "Swag Bag") and a Bold and Beautiful script autographed by a selected member of the cast; Each Prize has an approximate retail value ("ARV") of One Hundred Dollars (US$100.00). Total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is Three Hundred Dollars (US$300.00).

7. Prize Restrictions. No certificate of authenticity available on autograph(s). No assignment, transfer, conversion to cash or cash redemption or substitution of a Prize is permitted, except Administrator reserves the right to substitute a Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value should a Prize become unavailable. Prize(s) is solely for personal use and may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sweepstakes Entities.

Limit one (1) prize per household.

7. Odds/Drawings/Winner Notification: Each Prize will be awarded by random drawing (the "Prize Drawing(s)"). Odds of winning a Prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during each Weekly Sweepstakes. The random Prize Drawing(s) will take place on dates outlined above. The Prize Drawing(s) will be conducted by Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Potential winner(s) ("Winners") will be notified by email and/or by phone. If a potential Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made for two (2) business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate Winner selected in accordance with these Official Rules. Only one attempt for a new alternate will be conducted per Weekly Sweepstakes. If attempt(s) fail, such Prize will not be awarded.

8. Prize Taxes: All federal, state, local and other tax obligations arising from these Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, winning a Prize, will be the sole responsibility of each Winner.

9. Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and Publicity Release: Winner(s) may be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release (collectively, the "Release Forms"), as well as a W-9 tax form within two (2) days of notification of winning. Failure to return Release Forms timely, or if Prize notification(s) or the Prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a Winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification with an alternate Winner selected in accordance with these Official Rules.

10. Publicity Release Terms: Except where prohibited by law, a Winner's acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities use Winners' name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation.

11. Improper Conduct: Administrator, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation in or use of any or all portions of these Sweepstakes and/or a Prize or refuse to award a Prize or any part of a Prize, if a Winner engages in any conduct Administrator deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of these Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of these Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during registration into a Sweepstakes or Prize claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating entries through methods, such as automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use entrant's personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs in connection with these Sweepstakes. Winner(s) agree that Administrator may void any part of a Prize that a Winner may have won and/or require the return of any part of a Prize that a Winner may have won as a result of such improper conduct. Winner(s) further acknowledge(s) that any forfeiture of a Prize and/or return of a Prize shall in no way prevent Administrator from pursuing other avenues of recourse, such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THESE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

12. Integrity of Sweepstakes: If, for any reason, these Sweepstakes are not capable of running as planned by reason of cancellation of show; infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Administrator, in its sole opinion believes could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of these Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend these Sweepstakes and select the Winner(s) from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Administrator may deem fair and appropriate.

13. Lost or Corrupted Entries: The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, licensors, production companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late, incomplete, corrupted, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries or mail, if applicable; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, licensors, production companies, advertising and promotion agencies, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by registration information submitted by end users or tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in these Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to these Sweepstakes.

14. Damaged Property: Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, licensors, production companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, injury or damage to any entrants or to any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from participating in these Sweepstakes or downloading materials from these Sweepstakes.

15. Sweepstakes Errors: The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies, licensors and production companies assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, errors and/or ambiguity: (a) in these Sweepstakes; (b) in any related advertising or promotions of these Sweepstakes; and/or (c) in these Official Rules. In the event of any ambiguity(s) or error(s) in these Official Rules, Administrator reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or error(s) without materially affecting the terms and conditions of these Sweepstakes.

16. Prizes and Winners: The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, licensors and production companies assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you/entrant hereby forever waives any rights to any claim in connection with, the selection and announcement of the Winners, the distribution of the Prizes, the acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of any part of a Prize and/or any injury or damage to any entrant's or third person's property related to or resulting from any part of a Prize or any part of these Sweepstakes.

17. Release and Indemnity: Each entrant in these Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the Winners, hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, licensors, production companies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death and property arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize, participation in these Sweepstakes and participation in any activity related to these Sweepstakes.

18. Limitation of Liability: IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES, THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES, LICENSORS, PRODUCTION COMPANIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THESE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THESE SWEEPSTAKES. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

19. Disclaimer of Warranties: THESE SWEEPSTAKES AND PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON- INFRINGEMENT.

20. Identity Disputes: In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

21. Binding Arbitration: The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or these Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or these Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of New York, in the City of New York, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.

22. Governing Law and Jurisdiction: This promotion is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Administrator in connection with these Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without giving effect to the conflict of laws, and rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in Section 21 of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the federal and/or state courts of the State of New York, New York County.

24. Winners List/Official Rules. For the names of the Winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by March 31, 2018 to "Winner's list, B&B Fan Sweepstakes" c/o CBS Interactive Inc., 1401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For Official Rules send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address marked "B&B Fan Sweepstakes" for receipt by March 31, ,2018. Residents of VT may omit postage on the self-addressed envelope. The full name of the Winners may be posted and the Official Rules will be posted on CBS.com at: https://www.cbs.com/shows/the_bold_and_the_beautiful/news/1008351/b-b-fan-sweepstakes-official-rules/