Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

Eligibility:

This sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to persons who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date a prize is awarded) are a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Any entrant who is under 18 years of age as of the date of entry must have permission from a parent or legal guardian to enter. Persons who as of the date of entry (or, if a winner, as of the date on which a prize is awarded) are an employee of Bauer Magazine L.P. (“Sponsor”) or any of Sponsor’s parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or advertising or promotion agencies, and members of the household (whether related or not) or immediate family of any such employee, are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter:

The entry period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. EST on March 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on March 31, 2017 (the “Entry Period”). No purchase is necessary.

Each entrant will be required to complete fully the official entry form and to provide all information specified on the Website, which may include the entrant’s name, date of birth, telephone number, address and such other information as Sponsor may require. Each eligible entrant who fully completes the online entry form for the Sweepstakes on a Website will receive one Sweepstakes entry. Bonus Entries: After fully completing and submitting the online entry form for the Sweepstakes on a Website, the entrant will have the opportunity to obtain additional Sweepstakes entries (each a “Bonus Entry”) by completing an activity provided on or via the Website (a “Bonus Entry Activity”). To earn a Bonus Entry, after fully completing and submitting the online entry form for the Sweepstakes on a Website, the entrant must follow the instructions provided on the Website to complete during the Entry Period a Bonus Entry Activity specified by Sponsor. Completion of a Bonus Entry Activity during the Entry Period will result in the entrant obtaining one Bonus Entry.

General Entry Terms and Conditions:

All entries must be completed and received by Sponsor by no later than the end of the Entry Period. Entry times will be determined using Sponsor’s computer, which will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes. Normal time rates, if any, charged by the entrant’s Internet or mobile service provider will apply. All entries are subject to verification at any time. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of entry. Sponsor will have the right, in its discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility in a form acceptable to Sponsor (including, without limitation, government-issued photo identification). Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification. The use of automated devices, programs or methods to submit entries is prohibited and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that it believes may have been submitted using such an automated device, program or method. This Sweepstakes may be presented via one or more websites, in conjunction with one or more different offers (including, without limitation, offers by Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s promotional partners) and creative presentations and under different creative titles.

Winner Selection and Notification:

Approximately five days after the end of the Entry Period, one potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The potential winner will be notified by e-mail (sent to the e-mail address provided by the entrant when entering). If a potential winner does not reply within 72 hours of the initial notification attempt, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified in accordance with the procedure specified in these Official Rules (in which case the foregoing response requirements will apply to such newly-selected entrant). The potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability (including, if legally permissible, a publicity release), an IRS form W-9 and any other documentation provided by Sponsor in connection with verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and confirmation of the releases and grant of rights set forth in these Official Rules, within ten days of attempted delivery of same. If a potential winner is a minor under the laws of his or her state of residency, Sponsor will have the right in its discretion to require the winner’s parent or legal guardian to sign the Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability or to award the prize in the name of the winner’s parent or legal guardian (who will in such event be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability). The potential winner may also in Sponsor’s discretion be required to complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 within 10 days of attempted delivery of same. If a potential winner fails to return fully completed any required Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, Liability/Publicity Release or other required Sweepstakes documentation within 10 days of attempted delivery of same, or if any attempted notification or prize delivery is returned as un-deliverable, or if a potential winner does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules and/or cannot accept the prize as awarded for any reason, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be selected from among the remaining eligible entries in accordance with the procedure specified in these Official Rules (in which case the foregoing procedures will apply to such newly-selected entrant).

Prize:

One prize will be offered. The prize consists of a $1000 Check, payable to the winner. All prize details will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. The approximate retail value of the prize is $1000.00. The exact value may depend on where the winner resides and market conditions at the time of prize fulfillment. The prize will be awarded if properly claimed. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the right to receive the prize is permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute any prize or a component thereof with a prize or prize component of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize consists only of the items expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize or any component of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. The prize is awarded “as is” and without any warranty by Sponsor. In no event will more than one prize be awarded. All federal, state, local taxes on the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued in the prize recipient’s name if required by law. A signed W9 form and a winner acceptance affidavit will be required from the winner to process the prize payment.

Grant of Rights:

By entering, each entrant grants permission to Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, the successors of each of the foregoing and the agents and licensees of each of the foregoing (all of them, collectively, the “Licensed Parties”), to use the entrant’s name, likeness, voice and biographical information for purposes of advertising and trade and other commercial purposes, worldwide, in perpetuity, in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed, without further notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Release and Limitation of Liability:

By entering, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each entrant releases and agrees to hold each of the Licensed Parties, all other companies involved in the development or operation of the Sweepstakes, each of the providers or manufacturers of any prize or any component of a prize, the parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries of each of the foregoing, the successors of each of the foregoing and the directors, officers, employees and assigns of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”), harmless from and against any and all claims and liability arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the operation of the Sweepstakes, the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component of a prize or any use of the entrant’s name, likeness, voice and/or biographical information as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules, including without limitation any and all claims and liabilities (a) relating to any personal injury, death or property damage or loss sustained by any entrant or any other person in connection with acceptance or use of any prize or prize component or (b) based upon any allegation of violation of the right of privacy or right of publicity, misappropriation or violation of any other personal or proprietary right. Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or the provision, acceptance or use of the prize or any prize component. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will have no liability for, any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will have no liability for, late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human, mechanical or technical errors of any kind relating to the operation of the Website, communications or attempted communications with any entrant, the submission, collection, storage and/or processing of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes.

General Rules:

Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules or to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time in its discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Sweepstakes any individual who, in Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (a) has tampered with the entry process or has undermined the legitimate operation of the Website or the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair practices, (b) has engaged in conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants or any representative of Sponsor or © has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. An email address can only be associated with one entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. An entrant may be required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to Sponsor, including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry in question. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes and/or to adjust any of the dates or time periods set forth in these Official Rules should a virus, bug, entrant fraud or misconduct or other cause beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or jeopardize the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, or for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant with these Official Rules or if for any reason Sponsor is not able to conduct the Sweepstakes as planned (including without limitation in the event the operation of the Sweepstakes is interfered with by any fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy, communications failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, federal, state or local law, order or regulation or court order). In the event of termination of the Sweepstakes, a notice will be posted and a random drawing to award the prize(s) will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. All federal, state, provincial/territorial and local laws and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be verified or returned. By entering or otherwise participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. These Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in any way without the prior written consent of Sponsor.

Disputes:

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action (Note: Some jurisdictions do not allow restricting access to class actions. This provision will not apply to you if you live in such a jurisdiction); (b) 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 © under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, special, 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. 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 in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York in the United States of America without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of New York, waiving any right to trial by jury, and each entrant consents to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules or the Sweepstakes. In the event of any conflict between these Official Rules and any Sweepstakes information provided elsewhere (including but not limited in advertising or marketing materials), these Official Rules shall prevail.

Use of Information:

Sponsor and/or its agents and contractors will collect personal information regarding entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that information submitted by or obtained from or concerning the entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used (a) as permitted pursuant to Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://profile.bauerpublishing.com/privacy, and (b) otherwise as determined by Sponsor in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes.

Winner’s Name and Rules Requests:

For the name of the winner, available after March 31, 2017, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sweepon.com, $1000 Free Cash Prize (March) Winner List, 270 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. Vermont residents may omit return postage.

Sponsor:

Bauer Magazine L.P. References in these Official Rules to products and services provided or manufactured by companies other than Sponsor does not mean that those providers or manufacturers have sponsored or endorsed this Sweepstakes.

Online Entry Form:

To enter, during the Entry Period, visit the website located at any of the below URLs (each a “Website”) and follow the on-screen instructions.

To enter online, visit any of the following URLs:


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