NO PURCHASE, CONTRIBUTION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED. The Limited Edition Gears of War Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time on March 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on March 30, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). AMG may, in its sole discretion, extend the end date of the Sweepstakes Period.
ELIGIBILITY. This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, (the “Eligibility Area”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Only individuals may enter; no entry form from any corporation or other entity shall be accepted. This Sweepstakes is VOID outside of the Eligibility Area and where otherwise taxed, prohibited or restricted. Employees, officers and directors of Alpha Media Group Inc. (“AMG”), Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”), their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, sweepstakes, fulfillment, marketing agencies, public relations firms, consultants and contractors, their immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent or grandparent) and those living in their same households are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. By participating, entrants: (1) agree to these Official Rules, and the decisions of AMG, which shall be binding and final in all respects; (2) acknowledge that neither AMG nor Microsoft have made or are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any prize; and (3) warrant that he/she is eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER. To enter this sweepstakes, go to http://www.maxim.com/gowconsole to the sweepstakes page to reach the official entry form. Fill in your name, home address, e-mail address, daytime phone number and date of birth and hit the SUBMIT button. No Purchase Required. Online entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on March 30, 2013 to be eligible. Entries received by AMG after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be discarded and deemed void. No changes to any entry information will be permitted once submitted. No mechanically reproduced entries are permitted. All entries become the property of AMG and will not be acknowledged or returned. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD.
PRIZE; ODDS OF WINNING. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be awarded one (1) Limited Edition Xbox 360 S 250GB game system (which includes one (1) wireless controller, one (1) headset, one (1) composite A/V cable and Xbox LIVE). The console has a custom paint job designed by Epic Games (approximate retail value: $1,200.00). All expenses not specified above, including, but not limited to, insurance, etc., are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Winner will be responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, and/or any other expenses associated with acceptance and/or taking delivery of the prize. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, and no substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize will be permitted, except that AMG reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute any prize with either the cash value of the prize that would have been awarded, or a prize of equal or greater value. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. AMG shall not be responsible or liable for the Grand Prize winner’s inability or failure to utilize the prize. Odds of winning are determined by and depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
WINNER SELECTION. Winner will be chosen by random drawing on or about April 1, 2013 by AMG from among the total number of eligible entries received. All prize awards are subject to verification and will be awarded upon winner validation and verification by AMG. The potential winner will be notified by electronic mail on or about April 2, 2013. If the initially selected winner is ineligible, cannot be contacted after two (2) attempts by AMG, or fails to complete and return any required documents to AMG within two (2) days of receipt of the documents, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all eligible entries. Each potential prize winner and the travel companion will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Compliance (including his/her Social Security Number if required for tax reporting purposes) and a Liability/Publicity Release, as allowed by law, within two (2) days of receipt of the documents or his/her prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries. Limit one (1) prize per household.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Where permitted by law, winner grants AMG and its designees the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence in connection with this Sweepstakes. Acceptance of any prize also constitutes permission for AMG and its subsidiaries and affiliates to use any prize winner’s name, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter devised without review, notification, approval, or compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
DISQUALIFICATION. The use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like methods (including, without limitation, the use of any promotion/sweepstakes subscription, notification, entry or like sites or services that offers sweepstakes entry services “on behalf of” entrant) is strictly prohibited. Any false information provided by any entrant concerning his/her identity or mailing address or any non-compliance by an entrant with these Officials Rules may result in the immediate disqualification of the entrant from this Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, as determined by AMG will be disqualified. If disqualified, AMG reserves the right to terminate the person’s eligibility to participate in this and future promotions and sweepstakes of AMG or any of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, AMG RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by any non-authorized human intervention, action of entrants, or other causes beyond the control of AMG which, in the opinion of AMG, corrupt or impair the integrity, administration, security, or operation of this Sweepstakes, AMG reserves the right, at its discretion, to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the prizes from all eligible entries received prior to the action or compromise giving rise to the suspension or termination of this Sweepstakes.
DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. AMG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR: (1) ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR PRINTING ERRORS; (2) LATE, LOST, ILLEGIBLE, INCOMPLETE, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, OR POSTAGE-DUE MAIL; (3) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE ENTRY INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR BY ANY HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESSING OF THE ENTRIES IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES; (4) ANY TECHNICAL ERRORS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL ON ACCOUNT OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF; OR (5) ANY OTHER ERRORS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES. IN NO EVENT WILL AMG, MICROSOFT, THEIR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, EXPECTATION, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ANY ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S) AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
RELEASE. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants release and hold AMG, Microsoft and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes orfor injuries, damages or losses to persons (including death) and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, possession, use or misuse of the prize(s), or arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to and from taking delivery of the prize or any prize-related activity. AMG and Microsoft expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among the parties and any claims or causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, any prize awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This indemnification and release section survives expiration of the Sweepstakes Period
DISPUTES; BINDING ARBITRATION. The parties hereby waive their rights to trial by jury in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York, New York, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New York. Any and all disputes that arise relating to this Sweepstakes must be filed within one (1) year from the date that the winner(s) is announced.
GENERAL INFORMATION. The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain fully in force. AMG reserves the right to terminate, change or amend this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules at any time, for any reason.
OFFICIAL RULES; LIST OF WINNERS: For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Limited Edition Gears of War Console Sweepstakes, c/o Alpha Media Group Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017 by March 30, 2013. Residents of VT may omit return postage.
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