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Monk Giveaway- Official Rules

Official Rules


  1. Eligibility.  The UKW MEDIA Thelonious Monk Giveaway Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States (50 states and District of Columbia), at the time of entry and when the prize is awarded, who are 18 years or older on the date of entry.  You must have a valid Instagram account or a working email account.  One entry per person, per household.  Employees of UKW Media, its affiliates, contractors and agents, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. 

  2. Official Rules.  By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and you confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements.  In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of UKW Media (“Contest Administrator”) as final and binding as it relates to this Contest.  

  3. Entry Period.  Your entry must be received by UKW Media between May 24, 2021 at 12:01 AM and June 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST (the “Promotional Period”).  

  4. How To Enter.  To enter the Contest, you must (1) follow @theloniousmonk and @ukwmedia on Instagram, and (2) comment with the name of 1 of the artists depicted in the Instagram videos depicting the Thelonious Monk album cover and promoting the Contest. Alternative Means of Entry: Send an email to during the Promotional Period with subject “UKW MEDIA Thelonious Monk Giveaway Contest Entry,” and include your name, email, street address, and Instagram handle. Contest Administrator is not responsible for errors in transmission or any failure of Instagram, any internet service provider, or any rejected emails or failed posts or comments. 

  5. Prize.  Each of two (2) winners of the Contest will receive the following prize package:  1x Thelonious Monk Palo Alto vinyl album, 1x Thelonious Monk t-shirt, and 1x Thelonious Monk tote bag (total approximate retail value of each prize package $75). The Prize is not transferable and has no cash value.  UKW Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute all or any elements of the Prize with products of equal or greater value.  Any and all Prize-related expenses, including without limitation all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the winner.  No substitution of prize or transfer/ assignment of the Prize to others or request for a cash equivalent by the winner will be permitted.  Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for UKW Media and its affiliates to use your name, likeness, winning entry, and Instagram handle to announce and publicize the promotion, the company, and you as the Contest winner, without further credit or compensation to you, unless prohibited by law.  

  6. Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received.  Only two winners will be selected. 

  7. Winner Determination and Notification.  Within one (1) business day after the end of the Promotional Period, UKW Media will randomly select two (2) winners from the eligible entries received during the Promotional Period.  The winners will be notified by a direct message to their Instagram account, or by email at the email address provided in any AMOE entry, within five (5) business days after the determination of the winner.  UKW Media will have no liability for the winner’s failure to receive notification due to spam, junk e-mail, or other filters and security settings, or for any incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.  Winner will have 48 hours after notification, to respond by DM to @ukwmedia or by replying to the winner notification email (the “Winner Notification Period”).  If winner does not timely respond, cannot be contacted, is determined to be ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within the Winner Notification Period, or fails to timely return completed winner documentation (including a completed and signed declaration or eligibility and release, and a W-9 tax form), the Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from the eligible entries.  The alternate winner will be the next person who submitted an eligible entry.  If the alternate winner is determined to be ineligible or fails to timely claim the Prize as provided above, a new alternate winner will be chosen, and so on, until the Prize is awarded, or no alternate winners remain.  Receipt by the winner of the Prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon winner’s eligibility and compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Within 7 days after receipt of the Prize, Winner will send UKW Media a selfie photograph of winner with the Prize, and gives UKW Media permission to use this photograph of winner for publicity and promotion of UKW Media, the promotion, and the winner.  No other individuals or images owned by third parties should be included in the winner’s selfie photo.  ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER, AT UKW MEDIA’S SOLE DISCRETION, WILL RESULT IN THE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ANY RIGHT(S) TO THE PRIZE WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.  

  8. Rights Granted By You.  By participating in the Contest and submitting your entry (and if a winner, by submitting the selfie of you and the Prize), you understand and agree that UKW Media, its representatives and licensees, successors and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the universe, without limitation, your name, image, photograph, voice, likeness, statements, and winning answers, for news, publicity, information, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, approval, or consent.  

  9. Termination; Cancellation.  UKW Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond UKW Media’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest.  In such case, UKW Media may select the winner from all eligible entries received.  UKW Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with, the entry process or the operation of the Contest or who violates these Official Rules.  UKW Media has the right, in its sole discretion, to void any entries that are incorrect or illegible. Any attempt to deliberately sabotage or damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be punishable as a crime.  UKW Media reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.  

  10. Limitation of Liability. By entering the Contest, you release and hold harmless UKW Media 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 Contest 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 malfunction of any social media platform or account, computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.  You expressly acknowledge and agree that the maximum amount that you can receive from UKW Media in the event of any dispute or damages will not exceed the value of the Prize. 

  11. Disputes. This Contest is governed by the laws of the State of California and the United States of America, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions of such state or country.  As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that any disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Los Angeles, California. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold UKW Media and its affiliates, employees, agents, contractors, licensees, successors and assigns harmless from and against any challenges brought by you regarding the winner selection, process, and decisions of UKW Media, all of which will be final and binding.  

  12. Privacy Policy. Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the UKW Media website located at  To read the Privacy Policy, please click on this link:  9a11b0_03b1defb6e7b49e79b4f9abfdd97f039.pdf ( 

  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winners’ names, or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:  UKW Media, 13251 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 2, Studio City, CA 91604. Requests must be received no later than July 31, 2021. 

  14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is UKW Media, 13251 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 2, Studio City, CA 91604.  

  15. Non-Affiliation. The Campaign hosted by UKW Media is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Zoom, or any other social media or other platform.

End of Official Rules