Sony Engagement Sweepstakes Official Rules
Eligibility: Open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older (except residents of Alabama and Nebraska, who must be 19 years of age or older) at time of entry who receive a product promotional e-mail featuring the Sweepstakes from Sony Electronics Inc. during the Sweepstakes Period. Employees, officers and directors of Sony Electronics Inc. ("Sponsor"), Gage Marketing Group, LLC ("Administrator"), and their respective parent entity, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, any companies who are promotional participants or prize providers, web masters and web suppliers (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and individuals residing in their same household) are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law.
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on April 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on March 31, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes.
To Enter: Click on a product link within a product promotional e-mail featuring the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period to automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON/E-MAIL ADDRESS. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different e-mail accounts or any other methods will void that person's entries and that person will be disqualified. By participating, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Quarterly Random Drawings: One (1) potential prize winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during each Quarterly Entry Period in a random drawing to be held on or about the drawing dates indicated in the table below. Non-winning entries will not be carried over to subsequent Quarterly Entry Period drawings, if any. Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the drawings, will conduct the drawings.
Prizes and Approximate Retail Values ("ARV"): Four (4) Grand Prizes (1 per Quarterly Entry Period): one (1) Sony MDR-10000X Headphones. ARV: $399.99. Total ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes is: $1,599.96. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, it its sole discretion to substitute the prize with another prize of equal or greater value, should the advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Prize is nontransferable, nonassignable, nonnegotiable, and not redeemable for cash or credit. Prize consists only of the item specifically listed as the prize. Prize is subject to manufacturer’s warranty and/or terms and conditions. The ARV of the prize is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. Prizes will not be fulfilled outside the 50 United States and District of Columbia. All federal, state, and local taxes and fees associated with the Prize receipt and/or use, if any, are solely the responsibility of winner.
Conditions of Participation: Participants agree to release and hold Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parent entities, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any companies who are promotional participants or prize providers, and Web masters and Web supplies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") harmless against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity, or for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize. Except where legally prohibited, by accepting a prize, winner grants (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use winner’s name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval.
Limitations on Liability: Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, destroyed, inaccurate, delayed, incomplete, unintelligible, non-delivered, misdirected, stolen entries; or for incomplete, inaccurate, lost, interrupted or unavailable network, satellite, telephone networks or lines, cellular towers or equipment (including handsets), computer online systems, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs, servers or providers, or other connections, availability or accessibility; or for unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or miscommunications, failed computer, telephone, cellular, satellite, or cable transmissions, lines or other technical failure; or for jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or for any other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical, electronic or network, including, without limitation, any errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or E-mail, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified (and all associated entries will be void), and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant's eligibility to participate in this or any other promotion offered by Sponsor. Entries generated by robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from the E-mail. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes, and select winners for the corresponding drawing from all non-suspect, eligible entries received for such drawing(s) prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Without limiting the release provided above, and for greater certainty, Released Parties will not be liable for (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by wireless device users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (c) any problems with or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; (d) any failure of any message to be received by or from Sponsor for any reason including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or wireless waves or at any Web site or combination thereof; or (e) damage to a participant's or other person's system or equipment occasioned by participation in this Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding prize claims or entries received from multiple users having the same billing address, telephone number or e-mail, the authorized subscriber of such e-mail account used at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
Governing Law: Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be construed and governed by the laws of the state of California, without regard to conflicts of law. All suits or claims brought in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a state or federal court in San Diego, California.
Winners List: For a winners list send an e-mail to Sonysweeps@gage.com. Requests must include “Sony Electronics Engagement Sweepstakes Winner list” in the subject line and be received by April 30, 2018.
Sponsor: Sony Electronics Inc., 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 Administrator: Gage Marketing Group, LLC, 10000 Highway 55, Minneapolis, MN 55441
|Quarterly Entry Periods||Entry Start Times/Dates||Entry End Times/Dates||Quarterly Drawing Dates|
|Quarter 1||12:00:00 am CT on 4/1/17||11:59:59 pm CT on 6/30/17||7/14/17|
|Quarter 2||12:00:00 am CT on 7/1/17||11:59:59 pm CT on 9/30/17||10/13/17|
|Quarter 3||12:00:00 am CT on 10/1/17||11:59:59 pm CT on 12/31/17||1/12/18|
|Quarter 4||12:00:00 am CT on 1/1/18||11:59:59 pm CT on 3/31/18||4/13/18|
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE E-MAIL OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE E-MAIL, OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE E-MAIL AND SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
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