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This policy is intended to be used as starting sweepstakes policy template for online use. Edit as needed for each specific web site and integrate the text into the web site HTML code and reformat as needed. INTERNET SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ACCESS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN Participation constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. ELIGIBILITY Open to individuals who are legal residents of the United States EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO who are years of age or over as of the date of entry and Canada years or older. Sweepstakes begins start date at 12. p. m. and ends end date at 11. p. m. For purposes of these Official Rules all times are Eastern Standard Time EST. Employees or agents of company name the Sponsor and their respective parent companies affiliates subsidiaries advertising promotional agencies and the members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter or win. All federal state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. ENTRIES
You may enter Sweepstakes two ways. Online. Access the Sweepstakes web site at web site domain URL and complete the online entry form in its entirety and click on the Register button; or By mail. Legibly hand print on card the words THE SUPER SWEEPSTAKES along with your name address email address date of birth and telephone number and mail the entry to. The Super Sweepstakes address city state or province zip or postal code. No mechanically reproduced mail in entries will be accepted. Online entries must be received before end date and mail in entries must be postmarked by Insert the Mail in End Date and received by Insert the Received by End Date Only one entry per person per email address per day is permitted regardless of method of entry. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Any use of robotic automatic programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON OR EMAIL ADDRESS REGARDLESS OF WHETHER MORE THAN ONE PERSON USES THE SAME EMAIL ADDRESS. EMAIL CHANGE OF ADDRESS POLICY. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his her email address. To do so write to. The Super Sweepstakes address city state or province zip or postal code. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections miscommunications failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind whether human mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online or for lost late incomplete damaged destroyed delayed stolen misdirected or illegible entries. Entry materials data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Once submitted entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. In case of dispute as to identity of winner such entry will be declared made by the registered user of the email account at the time the entry was submitted and if prize is won and such registered user is valid entrant the prize will be awarded to such registered user. PRIZES The following prize will be awarded. Number of Winners
Insert number of winners here Description of Prizes Insert description of prizes here Approximate Retail Value ARV of Each Prize Insert ARV of each prize here No alternative prize cash or other substitution is permitted except by the Sponsor in the event of prize unavailability. All federal state provincial and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. WINNERS
Selection of Winner. Winner will be determined by random drawing from all eligible entries received to be held after the end of the Sweepstakes Period at the Sponsors offices. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by email or U. S. mail within days of the drawing. Winner will have days from notification to accept the prize by email to mail address or by U. S. mail to the address specified in the notification. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any late lost or misdirected notification or for winners unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize. Winner may be required to sign and return release of liability declaration of eligibility and where lawful publicity consent agreement all within days of acknowledged notification. By accepting and or using prize the winner agrees to the use of his her name voice and or likeness for the purpose of advertising trade or promotion without further compensation unless prohibited by law. If selected winner cannot be contacted is ineligible fails to claim prize or fails to timely return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. In the event of dispute regarding who submitted an online entry the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS By entering each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final. Sponsor agents and representatives of Sponsor its parent companies affiliates subsidiaries advertising promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for. late lost delayed damaged misdirected incomplete illegible unintelligible or postage due entries; telephone electronic hardware or software program network Internet or computer malfunctions failures or difficulties of any kind; i failed incomplete garbled or delayed computer transmissions; iv any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; any injuries losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as result of the prize or acceptance possession or use of the prize or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or vi any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or cancel Sweepstakes at any time if computer virus bug or other technical problem corrupts the administration security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes each participant agrees and by accompanying winner on the trip Guest agrees to release and hold Sponsor and the employees officers directors shareholders agents representatives of Sponsor its parent companies affiliates subsidiaries advertising promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors harmless from any and all losses damages rights claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance possession or use of any prize including without limitation personal injury death and property damage and claims based on publicity rights defamation or invasion of privacy. RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES Any and all disputes and claims relating to this Promotion shall be resolved by binding arbitration by single arbitrator selected by Circuit Court judge of the State of state or province. state or province law shall apply to the resolution award enforcement and collection relating to any dispute or claim. Each party shall pay one half of the costs of the arbitration. The dispute and claims and arbitration proceedings shall at all times be kept confidential except to the extent necessary to enforce or collect the arbitration award. WINNERS LIST
To receive list of winners or copy of the Official Rules send self addressed stamped envelope for receipt by end date to. The Super Sweepstakes address city state or province zip or postal code. A list of winners will also be available online at web site domain URL
This policy is intended to be used as starting services policy template for online use. Edit as needed for each specific web site and integrate the text into the web site HTML code and reformat as needed. company name DISCLAIMER FOR INTERACTIVE SERVICES company name maintains the interactive portion of their Web Site web site domain URL as service free of charge. By using any interactive services provided herein you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms conditions and notices relating to its use. 1. As condition of your use of this Web Site and the interactive services contained therein you represent and warrant to company name that you will not use this Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms conditions and notices. 2. This Web Site contains one or more of the following interactive services. bulletin boards chat areas news groups forums social networks communities and or other message or communication facilities. You agree to use such services only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular service area group forum community or other message or communication facility. In addition to any other terms or conditions of use of any bulletin board services chat areas news groups forums social networks communities and or other message or communication facilities you agree that when using one you will not. Publish post upload distribute or disseminate any inappropriate profane derogatory defamatory infringing improper obscene indecent or unlawful topic name material or information.
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company name gathers two types of information about users. · Information that users provide through optional voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters to participate in our message boards or forums to email friend and from participation in polls and surveys. · Information company name gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because company name derives its revenue mainly from sponsorships and advertising providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users. Under no circumstances does company name divulge any information about an individual user to third party. company name Gathers User Information In The Following Processes. Optional Voluntary Information We offer the following free services which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users. 1. Electronic Newsletters Dispatches.
We will offer free electronic newsletter to users. company name gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration. 2. Message Boards Forums. Users of the sites Message Boards and Forums must register separately for these services both are free of charge in order to post messages although they neednt register to visit the site. During registration the user is required to supply username password and email address. 3. Email this to friend Service. Our site users can choose to electronically forward link page or documents to someone else by clicking email this to friend. The user must provide their email address as well as that of the recipient. This information is used only in the case of transmission errors and of course to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
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company name uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls surveys message boards and forums. We send out newsletters to subscribers on regular schedule depending on the newsletter and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. company name never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties including advertisers sponsors or partners. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and dont like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we dont track which terms particular user enters. company name creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we dont track the usage patterns of individual users an advertiser or sponsor will never know that specific user clicked their ad. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public. SHARING OF THE INFORMATION company name uses the above described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audiences demographics. This is essential to keeping our service free. We will not share information about individual users with any third party except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public. SECURITY
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