Lincoln RPM Sweepstakes - Rules
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Lincoln RPM Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is offered only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia (“U.S.”) and begins at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/17/08 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 12/4/08 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
SPONSOR : Ford Motor Company, One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126.
ADMINISTRATOR: Exposure Marketing, Inc., 1000 North Opdyke Rd , Auburn Hills , MI 48326 .
ELIGIBILITY : The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. who are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license (“Entrant”). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of Ford Motor Company (“Sponsor”), TNT Originals, Inc. (“TNT”), DISH Network, LLC. (“DISH Network”), Exposure Marketing, Inc. (“Administrator”) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, trustees, franchisees, participating vendors, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes
1) ONLINE - Visit www.TNT.tv/sweepstakes (the “Website”) between 12:00 PM ET on 10/17/08 and 11:59 PM ET on 12/4/08 , complete the online entry form with the required contact information (“Entry”) and submit the completed Entry as directed. ALL ONLINE ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 11:59 PM ET on 12/04/08; or
2) DISH NETWORK – DISH Network subscribers may enter the Sweepstakes between 12:00 AM ET on 11/21/08 and 11:59 PM ET on 12/4/08 , by visiting the Lincoln MKS showcase on DISH Network (accessible by either interacting with a Lincoln television spot or going to channel 101 and selecting “Shopping” and “Lincoln”) and clicking on the “SWEEPSTAKES” tab followed by the “SUBMIT ENTRY” tab. ALL DISH NETWORK ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 11:59 PM ET on 12/4/08.
Limit: One (1) Entry per person, email address or DISH Network account regardless of method of entry. In the event more than one (1) Entry is received from any one person, email address or DISH Network account, the first Entry processed will be considered the only valid Entry received. In the event of a dispute, Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address or Dish Network account submitted at the time of Entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address or who is the registered account holder for the DISH Network subscription and in good standing with DISH Network at the time of award of the prize. Any potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void. No mechanical reproductions permitted. Sweepstakes Entities are not liable for late or misdirected Entries.
WINNER SELECTION: Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about 12/18/08 from among all eligible Entries received. Drawing will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization. Winner will be notified by phone and will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release form. Failure to timely return signed documents within a specified time or return of any prize notification for any reason will cause prize to be forfeited at Sponsor's sole discretion. Potential winner may be subject to a background investigation at sponsor's discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify potential winner based on the basis of their review of the results of the background check or any other personal background information. If the potential winner is disqualified for any reason an alternate will be selected from among all remaining eligible Entries. The odds of winning drawing depend upon the number of eligible Entries received. The Grand Prize will be awarded.
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE : A 2009 Lincoln MKS. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize is $37,665 . Winner is responsible for vehicle registration, license, title, taxes and insurance fees and for all costs associated with any available upgrade/option packages or equipment not provided with prize vehicle. Winner must take delivery of vehicle within 30 days of notice of availability from Sponsor-selected dealer near winner's residence, or prize may be forfeited. Winner must a have valid driver's license and proof of insurance to take delivery. Vehicle awarded may differ from any vehicle shown in promotional materials. By entering, Entrants acknowledge that operating a vehicle can be a dangerous activity and agree to accept all risk and responsibility associated with operating the vehicle. Prize may not be transferred or assigned. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner will be responsible for all taxes (not limited to federal, state, local and/or income) on prize and will be required to provide, to Administrator, his/her Social Security number for tax reporting purposes. Administrator will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the fair market value of prize. In the event that potential prize winner is disqualified for any reason, that prize will be forfeited at the Sponsor's sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating, Entrants agree to (a) release Sweepstakes Entities, their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (b) except where prohibited by law, consent to the use by Sponsor of winner and guest's name, hometown, likeness, statements and other personally identifiable information for promotion, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without additional consideration and consent or prior review, and upon request will provide written consent to such use; and (c) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including, but not limited to, its quality or availability, except in regard to Sponsor for any express written warranty provided with Sponsor's products. Neither Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service, Website or video service, or any other error or malfunction or any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer or television related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of Administrator and/or Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Administrator and/or Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at www.TNT.tv/sweepstakes and the Lincoln MKS showcase on DISH Network and determination of the prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Administrator and/or Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants and winner agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Oakland County, Michigan, USA; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
WINNER: To receive Sweepstakes results (winner's list), send an email with the Subject Line “Lincoln RPM Winner's List” to WinnersList@emipromo.com . Requests must be received by 4/15/09.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The use of certain companies' products and services as prizes does not imply participation in, approval of, or endorsement of this Sweepstakes by such companies.
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