OFFICAL RULES – Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway – Week 3 of 7
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. SUBJECT TO FURTHER CONDITIONS IMPOSED BY MANDATORY PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS OR REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO YOUR DOMICILE OR CURRENT RESIDENCE. BY ENTERING THIS GIVEAWAY YOU ARE AGREEING TO RECEIVE PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL FROM ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS VIA EMAIL OR SOCIAL MEDIA. NOTE YOUR PRIVATE INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLD, TRADED, OR DISPERSED TO ANY THIRD PARTY SOURCES.
The Ultimate Survival Tips (UST) Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway will be held from October 23rd, 2013 12:00 PM (“Starting Date”) through 11:59 PM (Eastern Daylight Time) on October 29th. (“Ending Date”).
Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway is open only to Entrants that are legal residents of the 50 United States, including District of Columbia (excluding, without limitation, Puerto Rico and other US territories). Entrants must currently reside in the US and be 18 years of age or older (age19 in AL, DE and NE; age 21 in MS) at the time of entry and have a valid US Social Security number*. Employees, officers, directors and immediate family members of households of Ultimate Survival Tips, LLC., and affiliates, dealers and distributors, advertising, design, print production, and publicity agencies affiliated with UST, along with anyone connected with the production, distribution, or selection of winners of this Giveaway are not eligible to enter or be awarded a prize. The winning Entrant will be required to have a valid driver’s license or other photographic proof of identification.
Ultimate Survival Tips, LLC is not responsible for any fees collected in connection with the winning Entrant’s collection or use of any prizes. Such fees shall be at the winning Entrant’s expense. By entering this Giveaway, all Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of UST or its designated agents, which are agreed by the Entrant to be final and binding. This offer is void where prohibited by law, and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GEAR GIVEAWAY IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY AND AT THE TIME OF SELECTION OF THE WINNER A LEGAL RESIDENT OF AND PRESENT WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.
HOW TO ENTER THE UST ULTIMATE GEAR GIVEAWAY 2013
You can enter the Giveaway through the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page or www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com. Entrants must fill out all required fields on the entry form and participate in the Giveaway. After submitting the required information on the entry form, the entrant will receive one (1) entry into the drawing.
Multiple entries are allowed for The Ultimate Gear Giveaway 2013 Giveaway. Multiple entries may be acquired by the following methods:
Entrants are eligible to enter on the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page ONCE (1) daily for the duration of the Giveaway.
Entrants will receive 2 bonus entries per user that clicks and enters in Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway from entrant’s shared link (available only when entering via Facebook).
SELECTION OF THE WINNER
One (1) First Prize winner, one (1) Second Prize winner and one (1) Third Prize winner will be chosen in a random drawing to be held no later than November 2nd, 2013. The winning Entrant will be drawn from all eligible entries received by Ending Date. If the winner cannot accept the prize for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner at Ultimate Survival Tips’ discretion. No prize transfers, assignments, cash equivalents or substitutions will be allowed. ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS, reserves the right to make reasonable substitutions of the prizes if the originally described prize item is not reasonably available.
AWARDING OF PRIZE AND NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNING ENTRANT
The winning Entrant will be notified on or about October 19th, 2013 on Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook page and by email and will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release (except where prohibited by law) within ten (10) days of notification in order to claim the prize. Forms for the Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release will be provided with the notice given to the winning Entrant. The winning Entrant’s Affidavit of Eligibility must be complete and include the winner’s social security number. No personal information of the winning Entrant will be disclosed except as required by law and in accordance with the terms of the Publicity/Liability Release. The winner’s social security number will be used solely to verify eligibility and for tax reporting purposes. The information in the winning Entrant’s Affidavit of Eligibility must be materially correct in all respects or the winning Entrant will be disqualified. If the winning Entrant cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize, or fails to return the completed and executed Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release as required, or if the Prize Notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. By participation in this Giveaway, except where prohibited by law, the winner grants to ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS, LLC. and its affiliated companies the right to use the Winning Entrant’s name, likeness, picture, voice, and written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide and in any media including but not limited to the world wide web (including social media services) without additional compensation or further notification, permission, or consideration. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS to make use of any of the rights granted herein and the winning Entrant waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind. The winning Entrant shall not be eligible to win more than one ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS promotional Giveaway in any calendar year.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNING ENTRANT
Upon selection and qualification of the winning Entrant (including without limitation receipt by ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS of the required Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release), the identity of the winning Entrant shall be provided on the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com. In addition to any other permission granted in accordance with these Official Rules or the Publicity/Liability Release, the winning Entrant hereby specifically consents to the listing of the winning Entrant’s name, state, and city or town of residence on the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com, and to inclusion of the same information in a historical listing of winners of all ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS Giveaway and promotions on the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com.
PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE, AND ODDS OF WINNING
The prizes shall be as set forth in these Official Rules including the photograph on the referenced Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com, subject to the reservation of rights to ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS with respect to substitution of prizes. The Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of the full set of prizes is estimated as of the Starting Date to be US$. The individual odds of winning the prize are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. All expenses associated with winning Entrant’s receipt of the prize (whether or not specifically stated in these Official Rules) and all applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winning Entrant and an IRS form #1099 for the Tax Year 2013 will be issued to the winning Entrant for the full value of the prize.
RESERVATION OF RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ENTRANT
INDEMNITY AND HOLD HARMLESS FROM LIABILITY
By becoming an Entrant in Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway, or by accepting the prize, all Entrants hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS, Inc., its suppliers, dealers and distributors, successors and their respective, advertising, design, and print production agencies and all their respective shareholders, directors, officers and employees, from and against all actions and liability (including actual attorney’s fees and costs) due to injury, loss or damage to person or property, including death, caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from the use, misuse, acceptance, or possession of the prize, or from participation in Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway. The winning Entrant waives the right (1) to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to receive the prize; and (2) to any liability claim which might arise from receiving or seeking to receive the prize. ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS (i) make no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize; and (ii) disclaims any implied warranty including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. If any provision of this Giveaway shall be deemed to violate any federal, state, or municipal law, it shall be deemed amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect as set forth in these Official Rules.
APPLICABILITY OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY AS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR TO DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OF ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS, ITS PARTNERS AND AFFILIATES, OR SUPPLIERS OF PRIZES MAY VIOLATE THE RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING SEEKING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION BY APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES.
ERRORS AND OMISSIONS
ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS, the manufacturers or suppliers of prizes, and all production agencies involved with creation, implementation, management, or selection of the winning Entrant, shall not be responsible for technical, pictorial, typographical, or editorial errors or omissions in any marketing materials or these Official Rules.
GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE
Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway, or any prizes awarded and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be subject to the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, without regard to provisions relating to conflicts or choice of law, and shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of joinder or class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred; including costs associated with entering this Giveaway and shall not, under any circumstances, include incidental, consequential, punitive, or other special damages or attorneys’ fees. If, notwithstanding these provisions of the Official Rules, resolution of any dispute hereunder is held to be appropriate in any other jurisdiction, note that some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, in which case the above may not apply in your case.
SPONSORSHIP OF GIVEAWAY
Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway is sponsored solely and exclusively by Ultimate Survival Tips, LLC. P.O Box 617, Mansfield, PA 16933. ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TIPS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to discontinue Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway or modify these Official Rules without prior notification. Any such notification of discontinuance or changes to Official Rules will be available at the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com
TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS
All trademarks and logos appearing on the Ultimate Survival Tips Facebook Page and on www.ultimatesurvivaltips.com web site are the property of their respective owners. The offering of various prizes does not imply any participation in, or endorsement of, Ultimate Survival Gear Giveaway by their respective manufacturers or distributors.
Any questions regarding this Giveaway should be directed to Ultimate Survival Tips, LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Note to non-US residents: Due to the various laws and regulations for each country governing contests and Giveaway and many differences in rules make it practically impossible to be able to run a Giveaway that will not run afoul of any of these laws. For this reason, unfortunately at this time we are forced to limit our Giveaway entries to the US only. We sincerely apologize to all our international fans.