Kwikset “#tweettowin” Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The following Sweepstakes is intended for legal residents of the 50 United States of America (USA), & D.C. only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in the USA at the time of entry.
ELIGIBILITY: The Kwikset “#tweettowin” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Kwikset Corporation (and/or its affiliates), 5Loom, IMRE, and Alliance Sweepstakes Services, Inc., their immediate families (parent, child, sibling or spouse) and/or household members and any other persons or entities associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law.
SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Kwikset Corporation, 19701 DaVinci, Lake Forest, CA 92610 (the “Sponsor”) and administered by Alliance Sweepstakes Services, Inc., 620 Park Avenue, # 332, Rochester, NY 14607 (the “Administrator”).
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning Prize (as described below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 21, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on July 6, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor’s database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Eligible Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes at the Sponsor’s Website (http://www.iheartthemayor.com) (the “Website”). At the Website, Entrants will be instructed to complete a Sweepstakes registration form (complete name, email address and Twitter handle). All of the aforementioned information fields are required fields for entry. Incomplete information may result in disqualification of entry. Following registration, The Entrant will be instructed to draft a tweet and publish the tweet via the Website. Each tweet must be no more than 140 characters long and must contain the hashtag, ‘#tweettowin’ and handle, ‘@RCR31JeffBurton’. By completing the Sweepstakes registration form and publishing a tweet through the Website, the Entrant will obtain one (1) Sweepstakes entry. Tweets must be published thru the Website only. All tweets published thru Twitter will not be counted as Sweepstakes entries. In addition, on July 6, 2013, the Sponsor (@KwiksetCorp) will reveal a number of entry accelerators or multipliers via Twitter in tandem with real-time race events such as a pit stop, caution flag, etc. Entrants will have the opportunity to earn additional Sweepstakes entries by visiting the Website and tweeting during this time.
All entries must be received by 11:59:59pm PT on July 6, 2013. Proof of entering information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Sponsor is not responsible for: late, incomplete, incorrect, delayed, garbled, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS: Any personally identifiable information collected during an Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules. By submitting a completed Entry, the Entrant warrants and represents that he or she consents to the submission and use of the Entry in the Sweepstakes, and to its posting on the Internet in connection with the Sweepstakes.
Entries may not contain any of the following: i) Materials which include or constitute trademarks, trade names or copyrighted works created or owned by any person or entity other than Entrant or for which the Entrant has not obtained owner’s permission to use; ii) Materials which contain profanities, or bearing the name or likeness of any celebrity, living or dead; iii) Materials which contain visible phone numbers, website links (other than a link to the Website), street addresses, e-mail addresses or license plate numbers; iv) Materials which contain behavior inappropriate for a general audience; v) Materials which contain nudity or any depiction of real or simulated sexual acts; vi) Materials which contain extensive or gratuitous violence; vii) Materials which violate anyone’s privacy rights, violate any confidentiality or employment agreement, or which are defamatory; viii) Materials which are derogatory to Sponsor, or any affiliated entity or person; ix) Materials which are discriminatory based on race, religion, national origin, physical disability, age, sex, or sexual orientation or preference; x) Materials in which any person identifiably appears where no appropriate written release has been obtained from such person granting all rights required herein; xi) Materials which do not comport with the Entry requirements. Entries which do not conform to these guidelines will be disqualified.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, (b) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (c) fraud, (d) technical failures, or (e) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the applicable Prizes (listed below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Administrator, their respective parents, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost (if any) of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any other damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the Administrator whose decisions are final and binding. The Prize drawing will be conducted on or about July 9, 2013. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted by the Administrator via telephone (a message will not be left), email, and/or USPS mail. First Prize Winners will be contacted via email or USPS mail. If a potential Prize Winner cannot be contacted within three (3) business days after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential Winner in his/her place at random from the remaining entries.
PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize and Five (5) First Prizes awarded following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. The Grand Prize Winner, upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a VIP race experience for up to four (4) people at the October night race in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 12th (the “Location”). The Grand Prize package is inclusive of the following:
• Exclusive access to pit road during the race
• Pit, garage and No. 31 hauler tour
• Exclusive tour of the Richard Childress Racing campus including the race shop and museum
• Lunch for four at The Bistro at Childress Vineyards
• Meet and greet photo opportunity with Jeff Burton
• Access to the race on October 12th in Charlotte, NC
• Round-trip coach class air transportation for up to four (4) from a major gateway airport nearest winner’s residence in the continental U.S. to Charlotte, North Carolina.
• Two (2) night’s hotel accommodations (two double occupancy rooms)
• Transportation to and from the race and to and from Richard Childress Racing
• $200 American Express card for food and beverage
• Access to the Kwikset hospitality event on race night
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the total prize package is $3,000.00 which will vary depending upon points of departure and destination, number of travelers, and seasonal fluctuation of hotel rates and airfares. If actual value of prize is lower than the stated ARV when prize is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, airport taxes and fees, baggage fees, ground transportation not specifically delineated, food, beverages, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of Winner and traveling companion(s). Sponsor is not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air transportation carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage and/or personal property. Travel, hotel and other accommodations subject to availability. All travel companions must be 21 years of age or older. If not 21 years of age, a traveling companion must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Winner and traveling companion must travel on same itinerary. All travel associated with the Grand Prize package must be completed in full between October 11, 2013 and October 13, 2013. Certain blackout dates and restrictions may apply.
Each First Prize winner will receive an autographed Jeff Burton t-shirt, $50 Home Depot or Lowe’s gift card, and Kwikset product(s) (up to $200 value). Each First Prize package has an ARV of $250. Total Prize Pool – $4,250. No substitution or transfer of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the aforementioned prize is not available.
ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, the Prize Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize in question. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by home-delivered mail, phone, or email, and must sign and return to the Administrator, within ten (10) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her prize. The Grand Prize Winner’s travel companion(s) must also execute and return a Travel Companion Waiver. Note: The Affidavit sent to a potential Grand Prize Winner will require that the Winner provide their Social Security Number to the Administrator, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes. The Prize Winners will each be responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of the prize. The Grand Prize Winner must note that the value of the accepted prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Winner for the value of the prize and the Winner is solely responsible for all matters relating to the prize after it is awarded. If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to the potential Winner, if a potential Winner cannot be reached via phone within three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected.
GENERAL: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Prize Winners grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time a Prize Winner’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). The Prize Winners also 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 the Prizes.
DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that 1.) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; 2.) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and 3.) Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased 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 entrants and Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with United States law. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts of Indiana, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these Official Rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The value of the prizes set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determinations of the ARV thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed.
WINNER LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and city/state of residence for each Prize Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by September 16, 2013, to: Alliance/Kwikset “#tweettowin” Sweepstakes Winner’s List Request, 620 Park Avenue, # 332, Rochester, NY 14607.
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