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MAXIM’S SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

 

MAXIM’S SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES 

NO PURCHASE, CONTRIBUTION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED. Maxim’s Survey Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time and ends at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on the dates specified in the e-blasts specific to each survey (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 

ELIGIBILITY. This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States of America and District of Columbia (the “Eligibility Area”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry unless specified in the e-blast specific to a survey that the age is twenty-one (21) years of age or older.  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”) and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, 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 AMG has not made nor is 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. There are two (2) ways to enter.  To Enter By Completing The Survey: An individual may enter online by following the link located in the Maxim e-blast, choosing to take the survey and completing the survey and online entry form by providing all required information and submitting your entry according to the directions on the screen.  Entrants may be requested to provide some or all of the following: full name, age, date of birth, address, daytime telephone number, sex, and a valid e-mail address.  To Enter Online Without Taking The Survey: An individual may enter online by following the link located in the Maxim e-blast, choosing not to take the survey and completing online entry form by providing all required information and submit your entry according to the directions on the screen.  Entrants may be requested to provide some or all of the following: full name, age, date of birth, address, daytime telephone number, sex, and a valid e-mail address.  Entrants must provide a valid e-mail address.  All online entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on the ending dates specified in the e-blasts specific to each survey to be eligible.

 

PRIZE(S); ODDS OF WINNINGGrand Prize Winners: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be awarded the prize specified in the e-blast specific to each survey.  Prize may not be combined with any other offer.  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 its 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.  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 the third (3rd) day following the ending date specified in the e-blast specific to each survey 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 winners will be notified by electronic mail on or about the second (2nd) day following the random drawing for the prize specific to each survey..  If the initially selected winner is ineligible, cannot be contacted after two (2) attempts, or fails to complete and return any required documents to AMG within five (5) 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 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 five (5) 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, winners grant 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, 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 solely 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 its 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 sole opinion of AMG, corrupt or impair the integrity, administration, security, or operation of this Sweepstakes, AMG reserves the right, at its sole 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, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, OR ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE 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, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective 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, preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to and from taking delivery of any prize or any prize-related activity, and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize.  Except where prohibited, entrants agree 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. 

 

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.

 

PRIVACY NOTICE.  Any personal information provided by entrants will be used by AMG to administer this Sweepstakes and may also be used by AMG, its subsidiaries or affiliates to contact entrants for marketing purposes and for other purposes as stated in AMG’s Privacy Policy located at http://www.maxim.com/corporate/privacy-policy. If an entrant does not wish to be contacted, the entrant may submit a request to AMG in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

 

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: Maxim’s Survey Sweepstakes, and specify dates of the specific survey, c/o Alpha Media Group Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY  10017 by the end date specified in the e-blast specific to each survey.  Residents of VT may omit return postage.   

 

Sponsored By: Alpha Media Group Inc.

 

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