Rules

OFFICIAL RULES: SPLIT – SWEEPSTAKES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE THE CHANCE OF WINNING.  ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.

 

THE SWEEPSTAKES (defined below) IS SUBJECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ENTERING, EACH ENTRANT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

 

  1. Eligibility.

The SPLITSWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to residents of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and who are 18 years of age or older (having reached his or her 18th birthday on or before April 8, 2017). Sweepstakes is not open to employees of PEPPER LA or NBC UNIVERSAL or their affiliated companies or any participating sponsors, websites, affiliated advertising agencies or prizing or promotion partners, their immediate families (defined as parents, grandparents, spouses, siblings, children and grandchildren) or those living in the same household (whether related or not) of any of the ineligible parties described above.  All federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations apply.  Void where prohibited by law.

 

  1. Sponsor and Administrator.

Sponsor and Administrator: PEPPER LA, PO BOX 8494, Calabasas, CA 91372 (referred to hereinafter as “Administrator”).

 

  1. Timing.

The Sweepstakes begins on April 8, 2017 12:01 AM ET and ends July 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET(the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

 

  1. How To Enter.

Log onto www.SPLITSWEEPSTAKES.COM (the “Website”) during the Promotion Period and follow the on-screen instructions to access and complete the electronic entry form by providing all of the information requested.  Once the form is completed, the entrant must click the “Submit” button to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on JULY 30, 2017.  In order for electronic entries to be valid, entrants must click on the “I HAVE READ AND ACCEPT THE OFFICIAL RULES ” button on the Website. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, duplicate or misdirected entries shall be disqualified.  Entries are not transferable. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means shall be disqualified. Limit: One (1) entry per email address during the Promotion Period.  Each entrant must be the rightful owner or have authorized use of the e-mail address identified in the entrant’s entry as of START date of the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winner shall be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account governing the e-mail address was opened.

 

 

  1. Selection of Winners.

Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received through the Website in a random drawing conducted by Administrator on or about one (1) week post Sweepstakes completion.  All winners will be notified by e-mail that will include instructions on how to claim a prize.  If a winner does not respond to the notification emails within seven (7) days of the drawing, or if said emails are returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner(s) will be randomly drawn from the remaining eligible entries on the eighth (8th) day.  The alternate winner(s), if any, will be notified by email on the eighth day (8th) and have seven (7) days following said notification to claim prize. In the event that any prize is not claimed by the drawn winner or alternate winner, the prize shall be forfeited and remain unawarded. The decision of Administrator is final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

 

  1. Prizes.

 

  1. Enter to win the following prizes:

 

ONE (1) of THREE (3) $200 GIFT CARDS* – $600.00 TOTAL

 

ONE (1) of THIRTY (30) COPIES OF SPLIT ON BLU-RAY™COMBO PACK- $34.98 MSRP

 

* Gift Cards awarded in the form of pre-paid credit cards valid at any merchant that accepts credit cards.

 

 

TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $1646.70

 

Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Only one (1) prize per person will be awarded.

 

 

  1. Prize Details.

No cash substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, except that Administrator reserves the right to substitute any prize of equal or comparable value in the event of prize unavailability.  All Prizes will be distributed within forty-five (45) days of completion of the Sweepstakes.  All Prize Winners may be required to complete, execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Release form within THIRTY (30) days of being notified and must verify that they areat least 18 years of age by submitting a copy of their valid driver’s license other state-issued ID showing birthdate in order to claim the awarded prize.  The Grand Prize and Second Prize winners will also be required to complete, sign and return an IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification) within this same day deadline. Refusal or inability to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release or return an IRS Form W-9 will result in disqualification of any prize winner and an alternate winner may, at Administrator’s sole discretion be selected.  All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners.

 

  1. Winners List and Official Rules.

To receive a list of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to PEPPER LA on or before JANUARY 1, 2018 at:

 

PEPPER LA

SPLIT SWEEPSTAKES

(specify winners or Official Rules)

PO BOX 8494

Calabasas, CA 91372

 

  1. General.

Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Administrator, and Entrants assume all liability for any injury, including death or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize.  Entrants further agree on behalf of themselves, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”) to release and hold harmless PEPPER LA and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, affiliated advertising agencies, participating retailers, participating sponsors and prizing partners, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents (“Released Parties”), from any claim, cause of action, injury, loss, damages (including lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages) or other harm or detriment of any kind, whether known or unknown, that may arise out of the participation in this Sweepstakes or out of acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes.   ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED AS-IS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY INCLUDING WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  In the event PEPPER LA is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within said parties’ control, Administrator shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Sweepstakes. Released Parties, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users, tampering or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and said parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Website.  Nor are any of said Released Parties responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating (or attempting to participate) in the Sweepstakes or downloading or copying materials from or use of the Website.  If the Sweepstakes or a drawing is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Administrator, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or drawing(s), and select the winner(s) for the Sweepstakes, or for such drawing(s), from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Administrator.  This Sweepstakes is conducted in English, which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning.   By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the State of California in the County of Los Angeles and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all legal actions, disputes or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes.  Any disputes will be determined under the laws of the State of California and in the event there is a conflict between the laws of the State of California and the laws of any other jurisdiction, the conflict will be resolved by applying the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws rules.

 

  1. Privacy.

“Personal Information means individually identifying information about an individual, including a first and last name, telephone number, social security number, drivers license number, home or other physical address, e-mail or other online contact information, including but not limited to an instant messaging user identifier, or a screen name that reveals any of the foregoing information. Any data containing Personal Information about Sweepstakes entrants that is collected by PEPPER LA through the Sweepstakes will be used solely for purposes related to the conduct of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to identification of winners and prize fulfillment, and will be subject to the Privacy Policy accessible at www.PEPPERLA.com/privacypolicy.  No such data will be released by Administrator to any party without first obtaining the consent of the person to whom the information pertains.  Other than as required recordkeeping for legal compliance purposes, Administrator will discard all personal information collected from Sweepstakes Entrants not Opted-In to receive PEPPER LA OR NBC UNIVERSAL notices following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes and delivery of all prizes.

 

  1. Disclaimer.     Neither NBC Universal nor any of its affliates and subsidiaries, including but not limited to Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC have responsibility regarding the conduct, administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes.

 

  1. Disputes
    Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate State Court, for the city of Los Angeles; (iii) 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 attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

 

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PEPPER LA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

 

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Draft – 04/08/2017