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Share the video on Twitter attaching the #smilestation hashtag and @ mention a friend or friends who could use a smile. You and a friend of your choice might get even bigger smiles, you both could win Toshiba Encore tablets.

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Skype Toshiba Smile Station Sweepstake

Share the Smile Station video on Twitter mentioning a friend or friends who could use a smile, attaching the #smilestation hashtag. You and a friend of your choice might get even bigger smiles, you both could win Toshiba Encore tablets.


  • 25 Grand Prizes: A Toshiba Encore tablet for winner and a Toshiba Encore tablet for a friend.

Dates & Eligibility

  • Start : December 20, 2013 @ 12:00 am (US/Eastern)

  • End : January 16, 2014 @ 12:00 am (US/Eastern)

Share the Smile Station video on Twitter mentioning a friend or friends who could use a smile, attaching the #smilestation hashtag. You and a friend of your choice might get even bigger smiles, you both could win Toshiba Encore tablets.


These are the official rules that govern how the Skype-Toshiba #smilestation Sweepstakes will operate. This promotion will be simply referred to as the “Sweepstakes” throughout the rest of these rules.
In these rules, “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Skype Communications S.a.r.l. 23-29 Rives de
Clausen, L-2165 Luxembourg , the Sponsor of the Sweepstakes. “You” refers to an eligible Sweepstakes Entrant.

This Sweepstakes starts at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on December 20, 2013 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on January 15, 2014 (“Entry Period”). The Entry Period contains twenty five daily prize periods, each beginning at 12:01 PT each day of the Entry Period and ending at 11:59 PT each day of the Entry Period (each, a “Prize Period”).  There will be one prize drawing per Prize Period.  

You are eligible to enter this Sweepstakes if you meet the following requirements at the time of entry:
You are a registered Twitter account holder 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and have opted-in to “follow” (“Entrant”); and You are NOT a resident of any of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.
o PLEASE NOTE: U.S. export regulations prohibit the export of goods and services to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Therefore residents of these countries / regions are not eligible to participate.
· You are NOT an employee of Skype Communications (“Sponsor”) or their respective
parents, subsidiaries and agents; and
· You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this
Sweepstakes; and
· You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household memberof a Sponsor or employee, or their respective parents, subsidiaries and agents. 

This Sweepstakes is void within the geographic areas described above and wherever else prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

To enter you must be registered for a Twitter account. To register for a free Twitter account,
visit and follow instructions to become a Twitter follower of @Skype. 

During the Entry period, log into your Twitter account and post a tweet sharing the Smile Station video with the #smilestation hashtag and answer the question “If you could win a Toshiba Encore Tablet and give another one to a friend, which friend would you choose?”  By tweeting the video along with the hashtag #smilestation and telling Skype who should receive a Tablet if you win one, you will receive one Sweepstakes entry.

Limit one Entry per person and Twitter ID per daily Prize Period. You may choose a different friend each day or the same one each day, but the gift is limited to natural persons; you cannot choose company, organization or other entity, it must be an individual person. 

That person must agree to execute a gift acceptance form to qualify for the offer as described more fully in the Winner Selection / Prizes section below.  Your tweet will be posted on Twitter for viewing by public visitors. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your Entry by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your Entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winner.

To be eligible, your Entry:
· Must be your own original work.
· Cannot have been submitted in any other prize promotion.
· May only contain content for which you have all required consents and approvals.
· Cannot include any third party trademarks (logos, names) or copyrighted materials
(music, images, video, recognizable people). However you may include Sponsor trademarks, logos, music and designs, for which Sponsor grants you a limited noncommercial license to use for the sole purpose of creating and submitting an Entry into this Contest.
· Must comply with all Twitter Terms of Use
· Cannot contain, as determined by Sponsor, content that is sexually explicit, violent, derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, which violates any law, or which communicates a messages inconsistent with the positive good will to which we wish to associate.

We are not responsible for Entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for Entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.

We will automatically disqualify:
- Any incomplete Entry; and
- Any Entries received in excess of the Entry limit.
By submitting an Entry, you agree to grant Sponsor an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to use, enhance or modify your Entry in marketing materials in all media now known or later developed, including print, television and online without your prior approval and for no additional compensation. By entering you further agree to sign any
necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsors and its designees to make use of the rights you granted.

On or around three days following each daily Prize Period, one potential Grand Prize winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received during the respective Prize Period.  Entries will be eligible for the Prize Period in which they are received and will not carryover to subsequent prize drawings.  The following Prizes will be awarded:   
(25) Grand Prize: A Toshiba Encore tablet for winner and a Toshiba Encore tablet for the “friend” described in winners entry. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) each $329.00
ARV of all prizes $16,450

Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via the Twitter account provided at time of Entry. The winners will be notified following the random drawing and will have three calendar days in which to reply . If the notification is returned as undeliverable, or if no response is received within the specified prize claim deadline, we may award the prize to an alternate, randomly selected winner, time allowing. If necessary, three alternate drawings will be held after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Winner will be required to provide an active email address in order to be contacted for eligibility verification and prize award fulfillment.
Limit one prize per person.

If there is a dispute as to who is the potential Grand Prize winner, we will consider the potential winner to be the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes. If you are a potential Grand Prize or Friend Prize winner, you may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, publicity release (unless prohibited by law), and tax documents (the “Documents”) within five (5) days of notification. If you do not complete the required
Documents as instructed and/or return the required Documents within the time period listed on the winner notification message, we may disqualify you and select an alternate, randomly selected winner.
Once eligibility is verified, the confirmed Grand Prize winner will be given Friend Prize claim instructions that they may share with the person or entity they want to receive a Friend Prize from Sponsor.   The person or entities authorized individual will have within 3 days to follow the Friend Prize claim instructions, including contacting the Sponsor and providing Sponsor with shipping information.   Failure to respond within the required amount of time will result in the Friend Prize being un-awarded for that Prize Period.  The designated “Friend Prize” winner must e-mail with the verification code to claim their prize and follow further prize claim instructions.  
Prizes will be shipped within 6 – 8 weeks of confirmation of eligibility unless otherwise advised by Sponsor.  

If you are confirmed as a winner of this Sweepstakes:
- You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
-You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we will award it to an alternate potential winner; and
-If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize; and
- Unless otherwise noted, all prizes are subject to their manufacturer’s warranty and / or terms and conditions.

Your odds of winning this Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible Entries we receive.

By entering this Sweepstakes you agree:
- To abide by these Official Rules; and
- To release and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won; and
- That Skype’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Sweepstakes; and
- That by accepting a prize, Skype may use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.
- Winners of the sweepstake will be responsible for giving and sending the additional tablet to their friend.

This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Sweepstakes.

If cheating, a virus, bug, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force
majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes. This right is reserved whether the event is due
to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to randomly select a winner from among all eligible Entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes.

If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law and we may ban you from participating in any of our future

Microsoft promotions.
For a list of winners, send an email by January 20, 2014, with the subject line “Skype
Toshiba Smile Station Sweepstake” to

Skype Communications S.a.r.l. 23-29 Rives de Clausen, L-2165 Luxembourg

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