ACME Markets® “Best Road Trip. Ever!” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein. The “Sponsor” of the Sweepstakes is Albertson’s LLC, 250 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, Idaho 83706.
WHO MAY ENTER: You (“Entrant”) may enter the Sweepstakes if (A) you have a valid email address, (B) you are a legal resident of one of ACME Markets’ Market States (“Market States”) to enter to win: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania and (C) you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry. Void in all other U.S. states, overseas U.S. territories, possessions, commonwealths and military installations. Void where prohibited, licensed or restricted. Employees of Sponsor, its parent company and affiliates, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Entry Period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. There is no limit to the number of entries for a single person.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes entrants must do the following:
Sweepstakes entrants can increase the value (“Miles”) of the contest prize by submitting more entries and sharing those entries across any number of popular social networks. Entry and social network sharing contributions are accrued at the following rates:
The sum of Sweepstakes Entries plus Social Media Shares by the Sweepstakes Entrant equals the total number of Miles for this Sweepstakes at any given time.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents and grants any necessary licenses to Sponsor for use of their name, photograph and/or likeness, and statements made by or attributed to them in connection with the Sweepstakes, in perpetuity, in any and all worldwide media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast, and internet), for all legitimate business purposes including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Entrant affirms, represents and warrants that he or she has all legal right, title, license and interest to participate in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website or the Submission Form during the Entry Period including any technical malfunction of any computer, on-line system, server, access provider, computer equipment, or software on account of traffic congestion on the internet or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material related to the Sweepstakes, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes.
VOTING PERIOD: The Voting Period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Voting is limited to one (1) vote per person on any one (1) entry within a twenty-four (24) hour period from the time that the vote was cast by clicking the “Vote” button.
HOW TO VOTE: To vote in the Sweepstakes visitors must do the following:
Use of any device to automate a vote is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated votes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds: (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online vote; (b) to have tampered with the voting process; (c) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are based on eligible number of entries.
SELECTING THE WINNER: The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for each entry will be tabulated by Sponsor and the five (5) Entrants with the most votes, as determined by Sponsor, will be declared the finalists (“Finalists”); of the Finalists, one (1) Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be randomly selected. Sponsor will use Random.org (“Random Selection Website”) to select the Grand Prize Winner from the five (5) Finalists.
If, for any reason, this voting process is interrupted, is found to have been tampered with in any way, or for any other reason that Sponsor believes in its sole discretion to be reasonably necessary, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners at its discretion and may take into consideration the number of votes received by a Entrant up until the time of the interruption or cancelation of the voting process.
If, for any reason, any aspect of this voting process is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures or disruption, 'Acts of God' or terrorist attacks, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the voting process or for any reason Sponsor deems necessary, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Voting Period and reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine the Finalists and/or the Grand Prize Winner.
PRIZE: One Ford automobile with an estimated retail value of up to Forty-One Thousand U.S. Dollars ($41,000) but no less than Thirteen Thousand U.S. Dollars ($13,000). The final value of the prize will be determined by the total number of miles from the combined total number of entries submitted by Sweepstakes entrants and the Social Media Shares of Sweepstakes entrants. The year, make, model and any features of the Prize are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The Prize will be presented to the winner at an ACME Markets® store location in our Market States within thirty (30) days of the announcement and verification of the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner shall be responsible for all travel-related expenses to obtain the Prize including, but not limited to, transportation to and from the destination, meals, beverages, gratuities, excursions, telephone/Internet connection, incidentals, personal expenses, and travel/medical insurance. Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s discretion. In case of unavailability of any Prize, sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
All federal, state and local income taxes, insurance, licensing, registration and title fees connected to a Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner (“Prize Recipient”). All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor shall only be responsible for awarding the number of and specific prizes as stated in these Official Rules. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of a prize awarded. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning any prizes awarded. Lost or stolen prizes shall not be replaced. The Prize may be liquidated for its cash equivalent value; however, Prize may not be transferred or assigned to any third party.
PRIZE MILESTONES: Based on the Miles accrued during the Sweepstakes, the Prize will increase in the following increments:
CLAIMING PRIZES: Only properly claimed prizes will be awarded. As a condition of winning a prize, the Grand Prize Winner must complete any applicable forms required by a taxing authority or Sponsor within ten (10) calendar days of receipt of prize notification. If any correspondence sent by the Sponsor or any prize sent by the Sponsor is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate entrant. If a Prize Recipient does not respond within ten (10) calendar days after the Sponsor’s first attempt to contact him or her, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate entrant. The Grand Prize Winner must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. If Prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if Grand Prize Winner rejects his/her Prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules and requirements, such Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible Finalist entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
Should the Grand Prize Winner make any false statement(s) in any document, or not have the necessary legal rights or permissions to participate in the Sweepstakes, the Grand Prize Winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his or her prize. Any unclaimed prizes will be awarded to one (1) of the remaining Finalists via a random drawing to be held as necessary. In the event there is a dispute of a Grand Prize Winner’s identity, the prize will be awarded to the established authorized email account holder. Any Grand Prize Winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such Grand Prize Winner is the authorized email account holder. Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether the proof provided is sufficient. A list of Prize Recipients may be obtained by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org following the conclusion of the Entry and Voting Periods.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, including accepting a Prize, entrant agrees to release, hold harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against Sponsor and its respective parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, the awarding (including the determination of authorized account holders), acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein. Upon delivery of a Prize to a Prize Recipient, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the Prize to such Prize Recipient with Prize Recipient assuming full responsibility for the Prize.
Entrant shall indemnify the Released Parties for any claim brought by a third party for use of any material including privacy and infringement claims. Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communication malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in these Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for any action or claim related to the Sweepstakes, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, in relation thereto and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: If the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned, for any reason, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select Prize Recipients from among the eligible entries prior to such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Idaho, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any action relating to this Sweepstakes shall be initiated exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Boise, Ada County, Idaho (USA).
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