Official Sweepstakes Rules
Please read these rules before entering the Sweepstakes. By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements set forth below.
1. THE SWEEPSTAKES
These Official Rules (“ Official Rules ”) apply to the “ car2go ” #car2gogives Sweepstakes sponsored by car2go N.A., LLC and car2go Canada Ltd. (collectively, “ car2go ” or “ Sponsor ”). The Sweepstakes starts on April 10, 2015, at 8:00 am (midnight) EST and ends on April 24, 2015, at 6:00PM EST (the “ Sweepstakes Period ”). All Entries (as defined below) must be received during the Sweepstakes Period in order to be eligible to win a prize.
All times referenced herein are Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) unless otherwise noted.
2. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a resident of Ontario, 19 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Directors, officers, and employees of car2go, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, and advisors, and the immediate families of each, are not eligible to enter or win. In these Official Rules, “immediate family” includes mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partner and/or spouse.
4. HOW TO ENTER
Each eligible entrant will be asked to re-tweet and comment on the posted tweet on @car2goToronto Twitter page. Tweets will be posted on the 4/10/2015, 4/17/2015, 4/24/
Tweet 1 – Open and Close – April 10 th , 2015
Tweet 2 – Open and Close – April 17 th , 2015
Tweet 3 – Open and Close – April 24 th , 2015
All entry information and submissions shall be collectively referred to herein as the “ Entries ” or each as an “ Entry ,” and the entry process described above shall be referred to as the “ Entry Process .” By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. No automated/robotic entry devices and/or programs are permitted and any attempted form of entry other than what is specified here is prohibited. Entrants using multiple accounts to enter will be disqualified and void. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.
*The Entry must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;
*The Entry must not disparage any person or entity;
*The Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;
*The Entry must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; and
*The Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulation in any jurisdiction where the Entry is created.
5. RANDOM DRAWING AND SELECTION/NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
One (1) winner will be chosen at random for each prize (see Prizes section below for descriptions and approximate retail values) at the times/dates listed below from all eligible Entries received. Entrants may not win more than one prize in the Sweepstakes.
|Post & Selection Date||Contest Open||Contest Close||Sponsor||Tweet||Prize Value|
|4/10/15||8:00am||3:30pm||Float Toronto||Fancy floating away all your stresses? @float_toronto wants to give you 2 passes! RT and tell us why you need a float! #car2go #SPONS||
2 Free Floats
Est value $130
|4/17/15||8:00am||3:30pm||North of Brooklyn Pizza||Now with their 3rd location open, who is hungry for a @northofbrooklyn pizza dinner? RT & tell us why you are! #car2go #SPONS||
5 Free Pizzas
Est value $100
|4/24/15||8:00am||3:30pm||Aveda Hair||#car2go wants to get you looking fly for this weekend! RT and tell us why you need a fresh look on the house from @AvedaInstCanada #SPONS||
Female – Blowout + Product bag
Male – Trim + Pampering
Est value $100
Selected entrants will be contacted by e-mail, private twitter message or telephone on or about the date of the applicable random drawing. To claim a prize, a selected entrant should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification. The selected entrant must claim his or her prize within three (3) business days of being contacted by the Sponsor. Each selected entrant will also be required to correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question posed by the Sponsor at a mutually convenient time prior to being awarded the prize and declared as a winner. Before being declared a winner, selected entrants may be required to sign a declaration and release form confirming compliance with the Official Rules and acceptance of the prize as awarded, and releasing Sponsor and its affiliates, employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors and administrators from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes or participating in any prize-related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation costs injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom. Such declaration and release form must be returned to the Sponsor within five (5) business days of the notification date indicated on the form or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the prize forfeited. If a selected entrant declines the prize, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, cannot by contacted by the Sponsor and/or does not claim his/her prize, does not complete or fully complete the declaration and release form, or otherwise fails to comply with the Official Rules, said entrant will be disqualified and his or her prize will be declared void or awarded to an alternate randomly selected entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of selected entrants to receive any notification or to respond as prescribed above.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, substituted, or redeemed for cash or credit. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any and all of the prizes for prizes of equal value. Gift cards may only be used towards food and beverage purchases. All gift cards terms and conditions apply. Winners are responsible for all incidental and unspecified expenses incurred in connection with accepting the prize (“ Expenses ”). Winners understand that they may not seek reimbursement for any Expenses from car2go.
ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
7. DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING A PRIZE
To claim a prize: A selected entrant must claim the prize first via phone, private Twitter message or email within three (3) business days of being notified or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to a randomly selected alternate entrant. Selected entrant must satisfy all eligibility requirements and will be required to provide valid, government-issued identification when claiming a prize, failing which he or she will forfeit the prize. Winners will be sent instructions on how to claim the prize via the communication upon accepting prize. If the winner fails to claim a prize within the timeline specified above, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question or informs car2go of his or her inability to claim a prize before, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, his or her Entry will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
8. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
car2go makes no representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any prize. Winners understand and acknowledge that they may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from car2go should a prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the prize winner.
9. PRIZES TO BE ACCEPTED AS AWARDED
The prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and no substitute for any portion of a prize is offered except in car2go’s sole discretion. Should a Winner be unable to claim a prize that was awarded, his or her Entry will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited.
10. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
All Entries shall become the property of car2go. By entering the Sweepstakes, participants hereby grant car2go (and car2go’s licensees and assigns) a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, broadcast, display, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate and otherwise use any Entry, in whole or in part (along with entrant’s name, likeness, hometown, comments and/or prize information) in any and all media now known and later come into being for editorial, advertising, marketing, trade and any other purpose without further permission or compensation, unless prohibited by law. As a condition of being awarded a prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may (in car2go’s sole discretion) be required to execute a written consent, confirming the rights granted to car2go’s right in this section, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, and any other legal or regulatory documents required by car2go in its sole discretion.
11. GENERAL RELEASE
car2go and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, advisors, employees, and agencies (“ Released Parties ”) assume no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, distorted, damaged, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable Entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer-related malfunctions or failures, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort, car2go may cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Sweepstakes, in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
By entering the Sweepstakes , entrants further agree to release car2go and the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
12. CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION/ PRIVACY
13. NO DISRUPTION TO SWEEPSTAKES
All entrants agree to respect the Entry Process and the operation of the Sweepstakes as outlined in these Official Rules. car2go may disqualify or ban from this Sweepstakes and all future contests, sweepstakes and/or promotions any entrant or person who car2go believes is tampering with the Entry Process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, acting in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner, or behaving with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, defame, offend or harass any person, including individuals associated with car2go, or is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Should any attempt be made by an entrant or other person to damage a website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, car2go may seek damages or other relief from such Entrant or other person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
14. WHERE TO FIND THE OFFICIAL RULES
These Official Rules are available online at: [URL HERE]. All entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules, which are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of car2go, and by the decisions of car2go, which are final and binding in all respects.
15. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS/ GOVERNING LAW
This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the Sweepstakes and the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the Province of Ontario. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of the Official Rules will remain in effect. Entrant agrees that, unless otherwise prohibited: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this 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 the Province of Ontario; (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 lawyers’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
16. NOT ENDORSED BY TWITTER
By participating in this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter, and you release Twitter from any and all liability arising from or related to this Sweepstakes. The information you are providing for this Sweepstakes is being provided to car2go and not to Twitter, and will be used to notify you if you have won, and to inform you about special offers from car2go. Participation in this Sweepstakes is subject to the Official Rules.
17. WINNERS LIST
The names of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by April 29, 2015, to: car2go Toronto, 52 Bathurst St. Toronto Ont, M5V-2P2
18. SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR (“ Sponsor ”): car2go Toronto, 52 Bathurst St, Toronto Ont, M5V-2P2
Abbreviated Rules:No purchase necessary. Open to age of majority residents of Canada. Ends April 24, 2015. Odds of winning depend on number of entries. For official rules see, https://car2goyvrcontest.wordpress.com/toronto/?preview=true&preview_id=22906&preview_nonce=b25d9afaf0