Official Rules and Regulations
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Please read these rules before entering the “Johnsonville C-Store MP3 Player Giveaway” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these rules and represent that you satisfy all Sweepstakes eligibility requirements.
SPONSOR. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, N6928 Johnsonville Way, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. (“Sponsor”). Sweepstakes is not affiliated with or sponsored by Apple, Inc. All inquires should be directed to Sponsor, not Apple, Inc.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. The Sweepstakes shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on September 1, 2011, and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 31, 2011. The Sweepstakes computer, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY. The Sweepstakes is open to Convenience Store Professionals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Employees and other representatives of Sponsor and its affiliates (and the immediate family members thereof of each) are not eligible to enter or win.
HOW TO ENTER. Enter online by visiting Johnsonville’s C-Store website [CONFIRM] at [INSERT WEB SITE URL] (the “Website”), following the links to the online entry form and completing the online entry form with your name, email address, ZIP code and age. No purchase necessary. Limit one (1) entry per person.
DRAWING. A random draw will be held on September 30, 2011; October 31, 2011; November 30; and January 3, 2012 (each a “Sweepstakes Draw Date”) at a location designated by Sponsor from among all eligible entries received by the specific Sweepstakes Draw Date. On each Sweepstakes Draw Date, Sponsor will select a potential winner. Each selected potential winner will be contacted by electronic mail, mail or telephone within ten (10) business days of each Sweepstakes Draw Date at the contact information provided on the entry form. If a selected potential winner cannot be reached within ten (10) business days of the specific Sweepstakes Draw Date then he/she will be disqualified and another entrant will be randomly selected until such time as contact is made with a selected potential winner or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant. Limit of one (1) prize per person. Limit of one (1) prize per convenience store location.
ODDS. Odds of being selected for a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received by each Sweepstakes Drawing Date. When you enter the Sweepstakes online, you can also opt-in to receive promotional offers and emails from Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving such offers and emails at any time and opting-in does not impact your chances of winning.
PRIZES. Four (4) First Prizes: One 8GBiPod nano MP3 Player. iPod nano color will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Standard ground, domestic shipping is included with each Prize. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each First Prize is $149. ARV of all prizes is $596.
Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value, if any, will not be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize not specifically set forth herein as being provided is the responsibility of the winner.
LIMITATIONS ON PRIZES. One prize per entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizes in its sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded, unless there are fewer entries than prizes, in which case all remaining prizes will be donated to charity. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ALL AND ANY LIABILITY FOR THE ACTUAL PROVISION, QUALITY OR NATURE OF ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ACCEPTED BY THE WINNERS.
The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this Sweepstakes and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION. Except where prohibited, by participating Sweepstakes entrants agree that: all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Wisconsin and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim 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. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
OTHER. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures, or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible, stolen or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise, in violation of the rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any non-conforming entries. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
GENERAL. Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use Winner’s name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Sweepstakes for editorial, public relations, promotional and advertising purposes on behalf of Sponsor without compensation. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the Sweepstakes, subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prizes are sole responsibility of winners. Winners will be available online following each Sweepstakes Drawing Date. In addition for a list of winners’ names, available after February 15, 2011, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Johnsonville Sausage, LLC, Attention: C-Store MP3 Giveaway Sweepstakes Winners, N6928 Johnsonville Way, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. VT residents may omit return postage. Requests must be received no later than February 15, 2012.