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Cheetah Mobile 2015 Social Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes Official Rules


1. Sponsor

These are the Official Rules for the Cheetah Mobile Treasure Hunt Giveaway (the “Giveaway”). The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Cheetah Mobile America, Inc., 1350 Bayshore Hwy, CA 94010, U.S.A. (“Sponsor”).

2. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) (the “Territory”) who are at least the age of majority in the entrant’s state of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates or agencies and suppliers (individually “Entity” and collectively, “Entities”) and the immediate family (i.e. spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each Entity are not eligible. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway.

3. Entry Periods

The Sweepstakes begins on April 2, 2015 at 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time ("PST") and ends on April 2, 2015 at 3:59:59 p.m. PST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. The Giveaway consists of one (1) daily entry period (each a “Entry Period”) as follows:

Entry Period

Date and Time

Number of Winners

Winner Receives


Thursday, April 2, 2015,

10:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. PST


One (1) Prize

4. How to Enter

To enter the Sweepstakes you must be a registered member of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, or Instagram (the “social channels”). If you are not a registered member of herin listed social channels, please visit https://www.facebook.com , http://www.twitter.com, http://www.Youtube.com, https://instagram.com to register for an account. Registration for and use of listed social channels and applications are subject to that social channels terms and conditions. Sponsor has no responsibility with respect to social channels registration and use. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Here’s how to enter the Giveaway:

· Use the clues on Sponsor’s Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram page to find the location of the Cheetah Mobile team on or around the UC Berkeley Campus for a chance to win an Easter Basket with a free HTC phone.

· Entrants must "Like/Follow/Subscribe" to at least one of the Cheetah Mobile social sites & post a photo tagging @CheetahGlobal #CMhunt in order to register for the giveaway.

Sponsor will post a clue on Cheetah Mobile social channels as to the identify the location of the Cheetah Mobile team.

Go to [https://www.twitter.com/cheetahglobal] and use the clue to find the clues to the Cheetah Mobile team and giveaway.

By entering the Giveaway you agree to all of the terms and conditions of Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which is available at www.cmcm.com

Limit one (1) eligible entry per PERSON, per Entry Period.

Any entry which exceeds this entry limit will be disqualified at the discretion of the Sponsor. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. Sponsor will not accept entries from that deems to be potentially harmful to Sponsor’s website. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. An “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a social account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning social accounts for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

5. Winner Notification

Sponsor will select four potential Grand Prize Winners one at each of the four locations within the treasure hunt in a first come first serve process after eligible entries have been confirmed Giveaway Period on or about Thursday April 2, 2015. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, or misdirected entries. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received.

6. Prize

The Entry Period Prizes are:

Entry Period



Suggested Retail Value



Cheetah Mobile Chip Pillow, Easter candy, Easter Basket, HTC Desire Series No Contract phone or HTC M8 No contract phone that is the subject of the clue(s) provided during this Entry Period.

Between $5.00 – $600.00

The Grand Prize is:



Suggested Retail Value


HTC One (M8) 4G LTE – Glacial Silver (unlocked)



HTC Desire 610 8 GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE




Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Verification

Any potential winner of this Giveaway is subject to verification by Sponsor. Winner will be required to sign up through specified social channels in declaration of eligibility and release of liability within the time frame specified by Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. An entrant is not a winner of any Prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility, and/or winners have been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. If selected winner is ineligible or fails to timely return the completed and executed affidavit and release as required by Sponsor, prize may be forfeited and at the sole discretion of Sponsor, and an alternate winner may be selected.

8. Publicity

The acceptance of the Prize by a winner shall constitute and signify winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner's full name, city, state, likeness, quotes, photo, submission, entry or prize information (collectively “Submission”) in any manner the Sponsor deems fit including, but not limited to, in connection with Sponsor’s exploitation of the Submission for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.

9. Release

By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company's officers, directors, employees and agents 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 entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, as well as or any claim or cause of action based on publicity rights, infringement of intellectual property, defamation, or invasion of privacy arising from any materials entrant has submitted in connection with entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes.

10. Limitations of Liability

Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to errors in the advertising, Official Rules, selection and announcement of the winners and distribution of the prizes or the processing of entries; (5) any inability of any winner to accept or use any prize for any reason; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that, if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Giveaway, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision

11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, U.S.A. or the appropriate California State Court located in Alameda County, California U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway , but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California U.S.A., without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California, U.S.A.

12. Winners

The winners will be announced on Cheetah Mobile’s social channels on or about 4.2 – 4.5.