The “LINE Free Calls to Loved Ones” event is sponsored by LINE Corporation (hereinafter “the Company”), a Japanese corporation having its principal place of business at Shibuya Hikarie 27th FL., 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8510, Japan and governed by these official rules. By participating in the event, each participant agrees to these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the event are final in all respects. 

ELIGIBILITY: The event is open to all LINE users. All participants must be at least 18 years old or older to participate. Void wherever restricted, taxed or prohibited by law. The Company reserves the right to verify the eligibility of each winner.

EVENT PERIOD: This event will run from December 24, 2013 15:15PM to January 5, 2014 11:59PM (Eastern Standard Time).

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to enter this Event. To enter the Event, talk to someone in another country by making a voice call or video call during the Event Period. On or after December 24, the LINE USA Official Account will invite you to participate in the Event by submitting an interesting/heartwarming story about you and your call recipient through the participation form via its messages at times to be determined by Event Sponsor at its sole discretion. Upon completing the participation form you will, subject to these Contest Rules, be entered into a pool of eligible entrants qualified to win the Prize.

Only one (1) entry per person is permitted during the Event Period. Multiple entries will be discarded. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

PRIZE AND CONDITION: Total 247 winners will each receive one set of single-destination round-trip economy class flight tickets to the country where their loved one from the winning episode reside. Each Winner will receive flight tickets only for himself/ herself.

Tickets are valid from February 14 to May 14, 2014 (“Travel Period”). Winners of the Event (hereinafter “the Winners”) will need to fill in an application form with the details necessary to claim the prize. 
As a condition to receive the prize, each winner must sign a standard form of release (“Release Form”) as provided by the Event Sponsor. Release Form will be emailed to potential winners at the email address provided on their participation form. The prize will only be awarded upon return of the fully executed Release Form to the email or fax number provided to the winners. Failure to return a signed Release Form as instructed by the Contest Sponsor will result in disqualification. 

Potential winners who fail either to claim the prize or to inform the Contest Sponsor his/her inability to claim the prize before the deadline, as instructed, may be required to forfeit the prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

All tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel routes in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor. If the winner is unable to travel during the Travel Period, he or she will forfeit the Prize and an alternate winner may be selected in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

The winner must be in possession of a valid passport and other necessary travel documents upon selection, which documents must be valid prior to, and for the duration of the trip. The winner must be able to travel to the destination. Failure to obtain necessary travel documentation will result in forfeiture of the prize.

All incidental costs and expenses including but not limited to, ground transportation, airport improvement fees, travel insurance, out-of-country medical insurance, if applicable, cancellation insurance, connector flights, departure taxes, fees and surcharges, excess baggage fees, costs associated with obtaining travel documents, visas, or necessary vaccinations, or items of a personal nature (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize winner is solely responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance, including but not limited to, medical) and hereby acknowledge that Contest Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.

The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except as may be decided by Contest Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a prize, with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason.

SELECTION PROCESS: The Contest Sponsor will select the winners based on the following selection criteria.
A. Verify participants’ international call history and all required information, which is submitted through the LINE USA Official Account.
B. Review participants’ participation form and select the most interesting/heartwarming story, which will be determined by management of the Contest Sponsor at its office located at Tokyo, Japan.  

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS: The Winners will be announced on January 20, 2014 (tentative date) and notified by email, which was submitted via the participation form. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached within the 3rd day after 3 attempts, does not respond, or an emailed prize notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the potential prize winner may be disqualified and the next best contestant will be selected as a potential prize winner. 

By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, LINE ID, name, address, email address, telephone numbers, and call history (the “Information”), each Contest entrant grants permission to the Contest Sponsor to collect and use the Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest and selecting/awarding the prize to the winner(s). No correspondence will take place between the Contest Sponsor and the entrants except in connection with the Contest and, in the case of the winners, as a result of entering the Contest and winning the prize.

“I made a free call!” Event Official Rules

Text “I made a free call!” to the LINE USA Official Account during its ON AIR session to get a set of 16 free stickers. 

EVENT PERIOD: This event will run from December 24, 2013 15:15PM to January 5, 2014 11:59PM (Eastern Standard Time).

1. Make a voice or video call using LINE during the event period above. Domestic calls also qualify.
2. Text “I made a free call!” to the LINE USA Official Account during its ON AIR session.

The ON AIR feature enables LINE official acounts to go “on-air” like a radio show for a specific amount of time, during which it can receive and read the messages sent from its friends. Accounts currently on-air are indicated by a red ON icon next to their account names, so look out for it if you want to be heard by the account’s owners.

All participants in this event will receive a set of 16 special stickers, which are currently under production specifically for this occasion. Get ready to be surprised!