2013 Bilstein “Just Add” Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes Official Rules
1. INTRODUCTION: Source Interlink Magazines, LLC and Bilstein U.S.A. (“Sponsors”) are offering the 2013 Bilstein “Just Add” Sweepstakes described in these official rules (the "Sweepstakes"). NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
2. ELIGIBILITY: Entrant must be eighteen (18) years or older as of April 15, 2013, possess a valid driver’s license, and a legal resident of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. only. Sweepstakes not valid in Alaska and Hawaii (void where prohibited/restricted). Employees of Sponsors and Schiefer Media, Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and agents, and the immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents) and members of the households of each such employee are NOT eligible in enter the Sweepstakes.
3. TIMING: Sweepstakes begins at 8:00 a.m. EDT on April 15, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on October 7, 2013.
4. HOW TO ENTER: Limit one (1) entry per participant via the sweepstakes official entry form. The Official entry form is available at http://justaddbilstein.com . Sponsors reserve the right to also provide official entry forms at additional authorized locations. After you enter, you will be provided a personal link to invite your Facebook and Twitter friends to enter. You’ll get one bonus entry for each friend that enters. Limit twenty (20) bonus entries per participant. Sponsors may also ask optional questions on entry form. Completion of these questions is not required to enter the Sweepstakes.
5. DRAWING: This Sweepstakes will have one (1) drawing and one (1) winner. The entrant selected as potential winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements. The potential winner will be selected by random drawing from all entries received on or before the entry deadline. The drawing will be conducted on or about October 10, 2013 by Sponsors, whose decision is final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be announced on or about October 11, 2013 on the official entry page website at http://www.justaddbilstein.com. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the first attempt to contact such potential winner, an alternate entrant will be selected in his or her place at random from all entries received.
6. PRIZE: Prize will be awarded as follows: One (1) winner selected will receive the following Grand Prize: a vehicle voted by the entrants of either a 2011-or-earlier BMW 335i, a 2013 Ford Mustang GT, or a 2013 Ford F-150 (approximately $50,000 MSRP, final MSRP may be lower and will depend upon actual vehicle and MSRP when vehicle awarded). Actual model year awarded determined by Sponsors based on availability. Grand-prize winner must personally take delivery of the grand-prize vehicle within 120 days of notice of availability from Bilstein at their own expense or grand-prize winner may forfeit any right to the grand prize and such prize may be awarded to an alternate by random drawing. Prize is nontransferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by Sponsors in the event that a prize or part thereof cannot be awarded for any reason; in such event, Sponsors will in their sole discretion award a substitute prize or part thereof of equal or greater value. Subject to the conditions herein, the Sweepstakes prize will be awarded. Winner is solely responsible for the following in relation to a Sweepstakes prize awarded to him her: a) any and all applicable taxes (including but not limited to the following taxes: federal, state, local taxes and sales tax); and b) any and all applicable fees and expenses that are not specifically set forth herein as included with a Sweepstakes prize and are related to the acceptance, award, enjoyment and use of a Sweepstakes prize (including but not limited to the winner’s sole responsibility where applicable for: registration/license/title, insurance, gas, maintenance, service fees, usage fees, personal expenses, travel expenses, meals and incidentals). Except for any applicable standard manufacturer written warranty statement that may be provided with a prize, Sponsors are awarding the Sweepstakes prize on an "AS-IS" basis without warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, usability by a winner, or where applicable legality for use in a winner’s state or compliance with emissions regulations. A winner may be required to present a valid driver’s license and satisfactory proof of insurance prior to a prize award. Visual prize depictions may not accurately represent an awarded prize.
7. Other Terms and Conditions: Potential winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release, within five (5) days of notification, failing which the potential winner may be disqualified and another winner selected in the place of the disqualified person at random from all entries received. If any prize or prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and another potential winner will be selected in the original potential winner's place. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees that the Sponsors and those acting under the Sponsors’ authority, may use winner's name, picture/portrait likeness and/or voice, for advertising and promotional purposes without further consideration, unless prohibited by law. BY ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES THAT THE SPONSORS, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY WINNER FOR ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited.
8. Miscellaneous: All entries become the sole property of Sponsors and none will be returned. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsors with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsors 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, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsors are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsors on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsors are not responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, stolen, or misdirected entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. Winner List: The name of the prizewinner will be available by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope after October 11, 2013 to Bilstein “Just Add” Sweepstakes- c/o Source Interlink Magazines, LLC, 831 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 Attn: Legal.
11. Sponsor(s): The Sponsors of this Sweepstakes are Source Interlink Magazines, LLC, whose address is 831 S. Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, and Bilstein U.S.A., NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS, ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America, 8685 Berk Boulevard, Hamilton, OH 45015.
12. Facebook: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Entrants acknowledge that they are providing their personal information to the Sponsors and not to Facebook. By participation in Sweepstakes, entrants agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.
AFFIDAVIT, WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
The undersigned, _______________________________________________________________, hereby executes and delivers to Source Interlink Magazines, LLC and to Bilstein U.S.A. this Affidavit, Waiver, Release and Indemnity Agreement (this “Agreement”).
My Date of Birth ___________________________________________________
My Driver’s License
My Social Security
My Street Address ___________________________________________________
My City ___________________________________________________
My State and ZIP code ___________________________________________________
My Home Phone (_____________)____________________________________
My Cell Phone (_____________)____________________________________
My Email Address ___________________________________________________
4. I understand that in order to be awarded a Sweepstakes Prize, I must do the following:
I also understand that my failure to comply with the requirements of this Section 4 may result in my disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsors’ discretion.
5. I acknowledge that the Sponsors will not be responsible for injury to me as a result of my acceptance or use of a Sweepstakes Prize. Accordingly, and in consideration for permitting me to be awarded a Sweepstakes Prize, I do voluntarily waive, release and relinquish any and all claims, damages, losses, expenses, remedies, demands, debts, obligations, causes of action and/or claims for relief (collectively “Claims”) that I may have against the Sponsors and Schiefer Media, Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and the foregoing companies’ officers, directors, shareholders, members, managers, employees, representatives, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes (the “Releasees”), and I agree to discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from all Claims arising out of or relating in any way to the Sweepstakes or the Sweepstakes Prize, including but not limited to Claims for bodily injury, personal injury, emotional distress, property damage, death and/or dismemberment, save and except only those Claims against a Releasee due to the gross negligence, fraud or willful misconduct by such Releasee.
6. I agree to return immediately upon demand to the Sponsors the value of a Sweepstakes Prize awarded to me if any statement made by me in this Agreement is false.
7. I understand that all tax liability (including where applicable sales tax) on the Sweepstakes Prize is my responsibility and that a Form 1109 may be filed with the IRS in connection with a Sweepstakes Prize with a total prize value of $600 or more.
8. I understand and agree that the Sponsors are only responsible for the Sweepstakes Prize as described in the Rules; any and all other unspecified costs associated with my acceptance and/or use of the Sweepstakes Prize are my sole responsibility.
9. Except as may be prohibited by applicable law, I hereby consent to and give the Sponsors and their representatives, licensees, assignees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Licensees”): a) The right to photograph/video me and my property (including an awarded Sweepstakes Prize); and b) The right in perpetuity to use, reuse, publish and display my name, address, statements, quotes, opinions, blogs, picture, portrait, likeness, voice, photograph(s), video, biographical information, prize information and photograph(s)/video/text submitted by me (in whole or in part, as may be adapted, edited or modified, as solely determined by Licensees) for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the World Wide Web, without review, notification or approval, all without limitation or additional consideration.
10. In addition, in the event that I supply the Sponsors with a write-up, blog(s), photograph(s) and/or video of a Sweepstakes Prize activity, I agree that all rights, title, and interest which I now have or may in the future have in such write-up, blog(s), photograph(s) and/or video are unconditionally assigned and transferred to the Sponsors.
11. I understand that I am required to execute this Agreement as a condition of winning a Sweepstakes Prize, that a Sweepstakes Prize will not be awarded to me unless and until this Agreement is correctly completed, executed and returned within the timeframe specified above, and that this Agreement may not be changed except by a writing signed by the Sponsors acknowledging the changes made.
SIGNED _________________________ SIGNED __________________________
Winner Signature Signature of Parent/Guardian if
winner is under 21 years of age
State of: __________________________
County of: _________________________
Sworn to before me this __________, day of ______________________, 2013.
___________________________________ NOTARY SEAL:
Printed or Typed Name