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Introducing CNBC Smart, the Primetime destination where viewers are taken inside the real stories of hard work, innovation and fortitude, showcasing those who made it and those who aspire. CNBC Smart takes viewers inside to meet the people who put their money where their mouth is, who make things happen, and who make history. CNBC Smart goes inside with the heroes, the ideas and the lifestyle of success.


It’s called the American dream, and this is what CNBC Smart programming is all about.

CNBC Smart Grand Prize

SMART CAR

Samsung Smart TV

Winners

Leanne Larue
Michael Nikosey

CNBC Smart Daily Prize

32” Smart LED/HD TV
with Smart Hub

Samsung Smart TV

Winners

Bettypat
Heidir
Aeb123
Angelique Cano
Smcclellan
Arilewis24
Bobbykahn
Paul.hutchison
Stacie Holguin

CNBC SMART/HOW SMART ARE YOU SWEEPSTAKES
Official Rules
March 26, 2012—April 6, 2012

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The CNBC Smart/How Smart Are You Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on March 26, 2012 at 9:00 AM ET and end on April 6, 2012 at April 6, 2012 8:00 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). Time in the Sweepstakes refers to Eastern Standard Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are employees of specified media agencies and CNBC media clients physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) continental U.S. or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories), and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include CNBC LLC and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, both located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, (collectively, “Sponsors”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes consists of ten (10) daily drawings (each a “Daily Drawing”) and one (1) grand prize drawing (“Grand Prize Drawings”) conducted only on weekdays during the Sweepstakes Period. Each Daily Drawing will consist of: (i) a promotion period (a “Daily Entry Period”) that will begin at 9:00 AM ET on each weekday comprising the Sweepstakes Period (each a “Daily Period Start Date”) and will end at 8:00 PM ET (each a “Daily Period End Date”), and (ii) a random drawing (a “Daily Prize Drawing”) conducted at 9:00 PM ET on each weekday comprising the Sweepstakes Period (“Daily Drawing Date”), among all eligible entries received during such Daily Entry Period. One (1) daily winner (“Daily Winner”) will be selected in each of the ten (10) Daily Prize Drawings and one (1) grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected from all eligible entries received from the ten (10) previous Daily Entry Periods for a total of ten (10) Daily Winners and one (1) Grand Prize Winner throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period. Entries for each Daily Drawing must be received by the Daily Entry Period End Date for that particular Daily Drawing (see chart below for details). Entries for the last Daily Drawing must be received by 8:00 PM ET on April 6, 2012.

To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit www.cnbcsmart.com, (the “Website”) and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, job title, CNBC Representative, email address, and date of birth (“Entry”). As part of your Entry, you will be asked to complete a trivia quiz (“Quiz”). Quiz does not have to be answered correctly in order to be deemed an Entry into the Sweepstakes. Your answers to Quiz will not affect your chances of winning. All Entries become the property of Sponsors, and will not be acknowledged.

Entries must be received before April 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM ET to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. You may enter once per Daily Entry Period for a total limit of ten (1) Entries during Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.

Daily Drawings Chart

Daily Drawing Daily Period Start Date Daily Period End Date Daily Drawing Date
1 9:00 A.M. ET on March 26, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on March 26, 2012 On or about March 26, 2012
2 9:00 A.M. ET on March 27, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on March 27, 2012 On or about March 27, 2012
3 9:00 A.M. ET on March 28, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on March 28, 2012 On or about March 28, 2012
4 9:00 A.M. ET on March 29, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on March 29, 2012 On or about March 29, 2012
5 9:00 A.M. ET on March 30, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on March 30, 2012 On or about March 30, 2012
6 9:00 A.M. ET on April 2, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on April 2, 2012 On or about April 2, 2012
7 9:00 A.M. ET on April 3, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on April 3, 2012 On or about April 3, 2012
8 9:00 A.M. ET on April 4, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on April 4, 2012 On or about April 4, 2012
9 9:00 A.M. ET on April 5, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on April 5, 2012 On or about April 5, 2012
10 9:00 A.M. ET on April 6, 2012 8:00 P.M. ET on April 6, 2012 On or about April 6, 2012

PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from CNBC and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from CNBC or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at http://www.cnbc.com/id/15837339/, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: The Daily Winners will be selected on or about the Daily Drawing Date for that particular Daily Drawing from among all eligible Entries received during that Daily Entry Period by employees or representatives of Sponsors, whose decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected on or about April 9, 2012, from all eligible Entries submitted during Sweepstakes Period. There will be a total of ten (10) potential Daily Winners and one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (collectively referred to herein as “Winners”) selected during Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winners at the email address submitted at the time of entry. Potential Winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within two (2) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winners may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winners cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winners will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winners may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Limit one (1) prize per family or household.

PRIZE: There will be ten (10) daily prizes (each, a “Daily Prize”) awarded, one (1) to each Daily Winner, and one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) (collectively referred to herein as “Prizes”) awarded to Grand Prize Winner.

Each Daily Prize will consist of: one (1) Samsung Smart TV, size to be selected by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Daily Prize is eight hundred dollars ($800). ERV of all Daily Prizes is seven thousand dollars ($8,000).

Grand Prize will consist of: one (1) Mercedes Smart Car, plus certain title and registration fees designated by Sponsors in their sole discretion. While Grand Prize Winner will be the first person titled as owner of his/her Prize, the Prize may have been used as a marketing display vehicle, may have been driven for an as of yet undetermined number of miles, and may have accumulated minor wear and tear not typical of a new vehicle. ERV of Grand Prize is seventeen thousand dollars ($17,000) plus the Tax Mitigation Amount (as defined below).

ERV of all Prizes is twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) plus the Tax Mitigation Amount (as defined below).

All Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. All Prize details will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of a Prize are the sole responsibility of Winners. Prizes cannot be transferred by Winners or redeemed for cash and are valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of a Prize by a Winner. If a Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winners for the total ERV of Prize or the Grand Prize for the tax year in which Prize or Grand Prize was won.

Grand Prize features and options, interior and exterior colors, and all other details of the Grand Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Grand Prize Winner will pay all applicable state and local sales tax, and title, license and initial registration fees for his/her Prize. Sponsors will provide Grand Prize Winner with a payment in an amount intended to mitigate any potential tax liability (“Tax Mitigation Payment”) as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. The aforementioned amount will be based on a standard tax rate which may be higher or lower than the Grand Prize Winner’s actual individual tax rate, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Any differences between the stated ERV for the Grand Prize and the actual Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”) will not be awarded. Any upgrades and additional options are at the sole expense of each Grand Prize Winner. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent will be awarded in lieu of Grand Prize, except that Sponsors, at their sole discretion, reserve the right to substitute the Grand Prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value for any reason. Grand Prize Winner must take delivery of his/her Prize at a location (“Delivery Site”) and on a date designated by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors and/or their representatives reserve the right, but not the obligation, to designate the Delivery Site as a Grand Prize Winner’s residence or a dealership close thereto. Sponsors will use all reasonable efforts, subject to availability, to deliver the Grand Prize within ninety (90) days of receipt of completed Sweepstakes Documents (as defined above). Sponsors are not responsible for any delays in the delivery of the Grand Prize. In order to accept a Grand Prize, each Grand Prize Winner must possess and present adequate personal identification, evidence of legally required insurance, and a valid U.S. driver’s license issued by one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Grand Prize Winner bears the risk of damage to his/her Grand Prize after delivery to specified Delivery Site and Grand Prize will be forfeited if not picked up within thirty (30) days after delivery thereto. All reasonable efforts shall be used to provide the model stated above or at least a Prize having substantially the same dealer cost, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Each Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all travel and transportation costs incurred in connection with collecting his/her Prize. Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, including, without limitation, income taxes, as well as title and license fees, registration fees, insurance, additional options, and any other costs incurred in claiming, registering, or using the Grand Prize, including, without limitation, any costs incurred in bringing the Grand Prize from the Delivery Site to the Grand Prize Winner’s home and any other costs/expenses not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules as being included in the Grand Prize. Grand Prize will be delivered solely with the express written limited warranties set forth in the applicable warranty booklet. Grand Prize Winner is not eligible for any cash rebate programs. Grand Prize Winner agrees that Sponsors have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Grand Prize, including, but not limited to, the quality, mechanical condition, or fitness, except that the Grand Prize does include Smart Car’s standard new vehicle limited warranty as set forth in the Prize’s Warranty Booklets (see Smart Car dealers for full details). Any depiction of Prizes is for illustrative purposes only.

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of Sweepstakes.

DISPUTES: SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Daily Prize Winners and Grand Prize Winner, available after April 6, 2012, visit www.cnbcsmart.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: CNBC, Attn: CNBC Smart Sweepstakes, 900 Sylvan Ave, Englewood, NJ 07632.