The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select the winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (U.S.), age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the U.S., in Canada and Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the "Sponsor”) its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Entry: There are 2 ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name and complete address to: The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Thursday, May 1, 2014 and Friday, June 13, 2014, and received by Friday, June 20, 2014. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.
Prizes/Approximate Retail Values ("ARV")/Odds:
Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. Grand Prize includes: one (1) Eldorado Stone Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl (liquid propane or natural gas); one (1) Jacuzzi brand hot tub (available models will be provided to potential Grand Prize winner at the time of notification), including installation; and one (1) $500 Wayfair.com gift card.
Grand Prize includes labor or installation costs for Jacuzzi hot tub, subject to site eligibility as determined by Sponsor. Grand Prize winner must be the owner of the property where the Jacuzzi brand hot tub will be installed. Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any labor and installation costs for the Eldorado Stone Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl. Wayfair.com gift card subject to issuer's terms and conditions, including expiration dates, and will not be replaced if lost or stolen.
Total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $22,150.00.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries, estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible online and mail-in entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about 06/27/14 at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases").
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value to the prize or prize component will be awarded. No exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any costs or expenses associated with the acceptance or use of any prize or prize component not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning a prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. All prizes are guaranteed to be awarded.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Trex Company, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of any prize offered or prize component. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize.
Internet: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes 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 Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHERREMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain or number associated with the submitted e-mail address. Use of automated devices is not valid for entry. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the entry.
Official Rules: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.thisoldhouse.com/alfresco, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 27, 2014, to: The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after June 27, 2014) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (to be received no later than July 25, 2014), to: The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
|Grand Prize: one (1) Eldorado Stone Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl (liquid propane or natural gas); one (1) Jacuzzi brand hot tub (available models will be provided to potential Grand Prize winner at the time of notification), including installation; and one (1) $500 gift card.||$22,150.00||1||1 in 10,000|
You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online entry form and submit.
Enter As Often As You Like. Simply mail a postcard including your name, address, DOB, email, daytime phone number to: The This Old House “Living Alfresco” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Mailed entries must be postmarked between Thursday, May 1, 2014 and Friday, June 13, 2014, and received by Friday, June 20, 2014. Each postcard must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 06/13/14.
Void in outside the US, in Canada and Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.