NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER (AS DEFINED BELOW) WILL BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE A GRAND PRIZE WINNER AFFIDAVIT AS MORE FULLY DETAILED BELOW. The "USA's Transformers: The Ride 3D Red Carpet Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") begins on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:00:00 a.m. (midnight) ET and ends on Monday, April 30, 2012, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the "Sweepstakes Period"). All Sweepstakes-execution-specific times refer to Eastern Time ("ET"). Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
The Sweepstakes is open only to permanent, legal United States ("U.S.") residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) contiguous U.S. or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (hereinafter referred to as a "Participant" or collectively as "Participants"). Employees, directors, officers, members and managers of Universal Television Networks and NBCUniversal Media, LLC (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Sponsor"), Universal City Studios LLC dba Universal Studios Hollywood? (hereinafter referred to as "USH" and/or "Grand-Prize Prize Provider"), L.A. Promotion Development, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the "Administering Agency"), their respective parent companies and subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, divisions, broadcast affiliates, or advertising and promotion agencies associated with the Sweepstakes, or prize suppliers for the Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Parties") are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win the Grand Prize (as defined below). In addition, family members of (whether living in the same household or not) and those living in the same household as (whether related or not) any such employees, directors or officers are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes or win the Grand Prize. For the purposes of the Sweepstakes, family members are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren.
The Sweepstakes is administered by the Administering Agency. Entrants must be of good moral character, and must have nothing in their background that would be an embarrassment to Sweepstakes Parties. Sponsor reserves the right to exclude anyone convicted of a crime (other than moving violations of a misdemeanor type that did not involve personal injury, drugs or alcohol). By entering, each Participant (or the Participant's parent or legal guardian [hereinafter "Parent"] if Participant is under the age of majority in his/her primary state of residence [hereinafter "UAOM"]) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administering Agency, which are final and binding in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER:
Participants may enter the Sweepstakes online only. A Participant may enter one (1) time per day only. A day, for the purposes of these Sweepstakes, begins at 12:00:00 a.m. (midnight) and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. the same day.
Entries that are received before and/or after the Sweepstakes Period will be void.
The Sponsor will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.
Access the Sweepstakes on the World Wide Web at http://transformers.usanetwork.com (the "Website") to reach the Sweepstakes registration page. Each time a Participant attempts to enter, he/she must follow the on-screen instructions and, in the spaces provided (using the entry mechanism provided) enter the following information: his/her first name, last name, street address (no P.O. boxes allowed), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth and any other entry-related personally identifying information requested by the Sponsor.
As a condition of entry, each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) entering the Sweepstakes must also follow the on-screen instructions to indicate his/her acceptance of these Official Rules. By clicking on the final "Enter" button (in any message or graphic-related representation), each Participant forwards his/her entry to the Sweepstakes. If Participant is UAOM and does not receive Parent's consent PRIOR to entering the Sweepstakes, then Participant's entry can be removed from participation at the request of Participant's Parent by the Parent sending an e-mail to SweepConRep@lapromo.com. In the subject field, type "Remove My Child from the Transformers Sweepstakes" and, in the message box, provide the e-mail address and full name of your child.
Nonreadable, garbled or incomplete entries, or Participants that do not abide by these Official Rules, as determined by the Sponsor or Administering Agency, at their sole discretion, will be disqualified. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Entries that are submitted by a third-party entity on behalf of a Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM), including, but not limited to, a Sweepstakes agent or agency, or entries (as determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and/or Administering Agency) that are forged, altered or are generated by a macro, bot or other automated means will not be accepted and will be void. Submission of false or misleading information by a Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) will be grounds for disqualification of entry. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt of an entry by the Sponsor or the Administering Agency. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an entry is "received" when the Sponsor's Website servers record the entry information upon Participant clicking the final "Enter" button (in any message or graphic-related representation). Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or "thanks for entering" message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. All entries must be submitted legitimately.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a Participant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address provided, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria. An authorized account holder is defined as 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 name associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential Grand Prize Winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the potentially winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
On or about Friday, May 4, 2012, the Administering Agency will conduct one (1) Grand Prize drawing from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
If a Participant's entry is randomly drawn and it meets the requirements in these Official Rules, he/she could be eligible to win the Grand Prize (subject to the Sponsor's and/or Administering Agency's verification process). If the potential Grand Prize Winner is found ineligible or fails to comply with these Official Rules, that individual's claim to the Grand Prize is forfeited and an alternate randomly drawn eligible Participant will be contacted by telephone and/or e-mail.
Odds of winning the Grand Prize are determined by total number of eligible entries received by the Sweepstakes Period end date and time.
One (1) grand prize (the "Grand Prize") will be awarded to one (1) Grand Prize Winner (the "Grand Prize Winner"). The Grand Prize Winner will receive a three (3)-day, two (2)-night trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest ("Travel Companion") to Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, California (the "Trip"). Trip will include round-trip coach-class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Travel Companion from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner's home to the Los Angeles, California, area* [Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Travel Companion must travel on the same itinerary and final determination of the departure airport, destination airport, air carrier used and flight times is at the sole discretion of the Grand-Prize Prize Provider]; two (2) nights' standard hotel accommodation (one room, double occupancy, room rate and room taxes only) at a hotel as determined by the Grand-Prize Prize Provider at its sole discretion); non-exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in the Los Angeles area;* and two (2) 2-day park tickets for Universal Studios Hollywood for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Travel Companion ("Park Tickets"). The Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize is three thousand two hundred dollars ($3,200).
Park Tickets are subject to all limitations, restrictions, and terms and conditions imposed by the applicable issuer. Park Tickets are valid during normal operating hours only. Operating hours and availability of attractions are subject to change without notice. Some special events may be ticketed separately. Except as otherwise indicated herein, all Park Tickets specifically exclude admission to special or separately ticketed "hard ticket" entertainment events at any of the hotels or within any of the Universal Studios Hollywood-related venues.
If Grand Prize Winner elects to partake of any or all portions of his/her Grand Prize with no Travel Companion, the Grand Prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner and any remainder of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Grand Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. The Grand Prize Winner (or, if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) will be required to provide a credit card at the time of accommodations check-in. Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel and holiday blackout dates and to other Grand Prize and travel restrictions. Trip must be completed within one (1) year from the end-date of the Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Reservations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. Travel dates are subject to Grand-Prize Prize Provider and Sponsor approval. ARV of the Grand Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated ARV and final ARV of Grand Prize will not be awarded. Grand Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Grand Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges and security charges. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Sweepstakes Parties are not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of any governmental agency-related and/or flight cancellation/delay. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through the Grand-Prize Prize Provider. The Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion must abide by, and are subject to, any and all minimum/maximum height, weight and health-related or safety-related requirements or restrictions that may affect accessibility to and/or use of the Grand Prize.
The Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion are responsible for obtaining any necessary/required travel documents, including, but not limited to, passports, and/or insurance (including, but not limited to, any travel and health insurance).
*If the Grand Prize Winner is a Southern California resident (as determined solely by the Grand-Prize Prize Provider), the Grand Prize air transportation may be replaced with another method of transportation by Grand-Prize Prize Provider at its sole discretion. If the Grand Prize Winner is not eligible for air transportation, destination ground transportation is not necessary and will not be awarded.
By entering this Sweepstakes and accepting the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize Winner (and, if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) agrees to maintain his/her behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices in connection with participation in any Sweepstakes- or Grand Prize-related activity. By entering this Sweepstakes and accepting the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize Winner (and, if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) and his/her Travel Companion agree that Sponsor, its designated representatives and/or the Administering Agency reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify and remove the Grand Prize Winner and/or Travel Companion from any activity at any time if Grand Prize Winner's and/or Travel Companion's behavior at any point is uncooperative, disruptive, or may or does cause damage to person, property or the reputation of any of the Sweepstakes Parties or otherwise violates the policies of the Grand-Prize Prize Provider. The Grand Prize Winner (and, if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) agrees that his/her Travel Companion must comply with Sweepstakes Parties' and each Grand Prize-element provider's procedures and policies and must, along with Travel Companion, sign and return a release of liability and, where legal, a publicity release to Administering Agency in the time frame specified by Administering Agency or travel will not be allowed. Once selected by the Grand Prize Winner, the Travel Companion cannot be changed without the express consent of the Grand-Prize Prize Provider, which may be withheld for any reason.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS:
On or about Monday, May 7, 2012, the Administering Agency's designated representative will attempt to notify the potential Grand Prize Winner (or, if potential Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) by telephone and/or e-mail that he/she may be the Grand Prize Winner in this Sweepstakes, using the contact information provided in his/her entry. If the potential Grand Prize Winner (or, if potential Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) cannot be reached after three (3) attempts have been made (within a three -contiguous-day period), or if the potential Grand Prize Winner does not respond according to instructions provided by the Administering Agency's representative, if any, such person may be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner may be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Once Administering Agency has received verbal or e-mail confirmation (as determined at the Administering Agency's sole discretion) from the potential Grand Prize Winner (or, if potential Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, his/her Parent) of his or her desire to accept the Grand Prize (subject to verification of eligibility), potential Grand Prize Winner will be sent a Grand Prize Winner Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, applicable tax forms and Travel Companion Release of Liability Affidavit (collectively, the "Grand Prize Winner Documents"), via e-mail, mail or other courier service. Grand Prize Winner must complete the Grand Prize Winner Documents, or if the Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, then the Parent of that individual must complete the Grand Prize Winner Documents for him/her and must complete any applicable Parent section. Travel Companion must be the age of majority in his/her state of primary residence at time of signing his/her affidavit and must fully complete the affidavit and any other Administering Agency-provided documentation.
When completed, the Grand Prize Winner Documents must be notarized and returned without alteration to the Administering Agency (L.A. Promo, 302 Fairview Road, Suite P, Ojai, CA 93023) within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date the Administering Agency sent the Grand Prize Winner Documents. If all Grand Prize Winner Documents are not returned to the Administering Agency within the specified time, and at Sponsor's sole discretion, a disqualification may result and an alternate entry may be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
No more than the Grand Prize stated will be awarded. The stated prize ARV is as of the start date of the Sweepstakes Period.
ADDITIONAL GRAND PRIZE INFORMATION/TAXES:
The Grand Prize is not transferable or assignable and may not be substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sweepstakes Parties reserve the right to substitute any stated prize or portion thereof for another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, prize unavailability. If the Grand Prize Winner does not accept or use the entire Grand Prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and Sweepstakes Parties will have no further obligation with respect to the Grand Prize or portion of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner (or his/her Parent if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM) is solely responsible for any and all federal, state, local and any other taxes related to the Grand Prize. The Sponsor will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to the Grand Prize Winner for the actual retail value of the Grand Prize for the tax year in which the Grand Prize was won. By entering, each Participant (and his/her Parent if Participant is UAOM) agrees that if selected as the potential Grand Prize Winner, Sponsor and/or Administering Agency, may, at their option, conduct a background check on Participant (and/or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM). If necessary or requested, the Grand Prize Winner (and/or the Grand Prize Winner's Parent if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM) agrees to sign waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background information.
The Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for any delays in the delivery of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner agrees that the Sweepstakes Parties neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law.
GRANT-HOW THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES MAY USE PERSONAE-RELATED MATERIALS, AS DISCLOSED BELOW:
Except where prohibited by law, by entering this Sweepstakes, each Participant (or the Participant's Parent, if Participant is UAOM, on behalf of the Participant) grants the Sweepstakes Parties the perpetual and irrevocable right and license to use his/her name, city, state, voice, photograph, visual and audio likeness, or statements (collectively, "Personae-Related Materials") on a worldwide basis, in any manner and in all venues and forms of media now or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further notice, compensation, review or approval, including, without limitation, in and in connection with the Sweepstakes, on Sponsor- or Sweepstakes Party-related websites and any of Sponsor's or Sweepstakes Parties' advertising and promotion materials and/or broadcasts in any form. In addition, by entering, each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM), except where prohibited by law, consents to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes, without additional compensation, review or approval. In connection therewith, each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) grants full permission and consent to the Sweepstakes Parties to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any manner and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised without further notice, compensation, review or approval and hereby releases the Sweepstakes Parties from all liability related thereto.
As a condition of entry, each Participant consents to read, agree to and sign (or, if Grand Prize Winner is UAOM, have his/her Parent do so) an additional separate written agreement related to the Personae-Related Materials if Sponsor requires, at Sponsor's sole discretion.
Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) agrees that the Sweepstakes Parties are not obligated to manufacture, broadcast or otherwise use or exploit any Personae-Related Materials or any part thereof. By submitting an entry, each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) agrees to execute any documents or take any further action required by the Sweepstakes Parties to effectuate the intention of the grants in these Official Rules and any other agreements made by each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM).
REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, DISCLAIMERS, RELEASES & INDEMNITY:
EXCEPT AS MAY BE PROVIDED BY THE GRAND-PRIZE PRIZE PROVIDER, THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE GRAND PRIZE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE GRAND PRIZE PROVIDED IS "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
BY ENTERING, EACH PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) AND EACH OF THEIR AGENTS, ASSIGNEES, EXECUTORS AND SUCCESSORS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, HOLD HARMLESS AND FULLY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, COSTS, CLAIMS, ALLEGED CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DUTIES, RIGHTS, AGREEMENTS, PROMISES, DAMAGES, INJURIES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, LIENS AND DEBT ACTIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, UNFORESEEN OR FORESEEN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR OTHER HARM OR LOSS OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER CAUSED OR CONTRIBUTED TO BY OR ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION AND/OR ENTRY IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, QUALITY, USE OR MISUSE OF THE GRAND PRIZE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR PREPARATION FOR OR TRAVEL TO OR FROM ANY GRAND PRIZE- OR SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY. IF ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES IS DETERMINED TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE, THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL OTHERWISE REMAIN IN EFFECT AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR TERMS AS IF THE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE PROVISION WERE NOT CONTAINED HEREIN. THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS OR DELAYS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.
EACH PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT SUBSEQUENT TO ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND AGREEING TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, A PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) WILL DISCOVER FACTS OR INCUR OR SUFFER CLAIMS WHICH WERE UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED AT THE TIME A PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) AGREED TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AND WHICH IF KNOWN AT THAT TIME MAY HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED A PARTICIPANT'S (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT'S IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) DECISION TO AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT BY REASON OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AND THE RELEASES CONTAINED IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPHS, EACH PARTICIPANT (OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) ASSUMES ANY RISK OF SUCH UNKNOWN FACTS AND SUCH UNKNOWN AND UNSUSPECTED CLAIMS.
Each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) understands and agrees that all rights under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code and similar law of any city, state or territory of the United States are hereby expressly waived. Said section reads as follows:
1542 CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY GENERAL RELEASES. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
Each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) agrees that the Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for any errors, typographical errors or misprints in these Official Rules or any materials, including, but not limited to, the advertising, promotion or offer of the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes or, as applicable, the fulfillment of the Grand Prize or of a prize element becomes compromised, hampered, interrupted, not capable of running or being fulfilled as planned, rendered impossible of performance in any way or prevented, including, without limitation, because of any kind of human error, computer viruses, bugs, electronic, hardware, software, Internet, network, technical or telephone or wireless communication failures, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or an event of force majeure, such actions will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the Official Rules, to cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes offer and/or cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw any method of entry and select the Grand Prize Winner from among all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes prior to or after the event warranting such cancellation, modification, suspension or withdrawal. Notice of such modification or cancellation will be posted at http://transformers.usanetwork.com. As used herein, an event of force majeure shall be deemed to include, without limitation, an act of God; an act of terrorism, war, riot or civil commotion; fire; casualties; boycott; labor dispute, strike or stoppage (including a strike by the members of any union); an act of any federal, state or local authority; or any other similar or dissimilar act beyond the Sponsor's or Administering Agency's control.
The Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible and/or liable for any of the following, whether caused by the Sweepstakes Parties, the Participant or by human or other error: any lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirected entries, e-mail or mail or postage-due mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission or communication, including, but not limited to, lost or unavailable wireless connection or texting-related failure; viruses or technical or mechanical malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable cable or satellite systems; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications or entry information.
Each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM), as a condition of entry, agrees that he/she has not purchased any kind of Internet service or wireless communication service whatsoever in order to participate in and/or enter the Sweepstakes. Each Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) agrees not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from utilizing the Sweepstakes. Any person who supplies false information, submits entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain the Grand Prize will forfeit the Grand Prize won and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR AND/OR ADMINISTERING AGENCY MAY, AT ITS SOLE AND REASONABLE DISCRETION, DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANT (AND/OR THE PARTICIPANT'S PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UAOM) MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
A Sweepstakes Party's failure to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if his or her e-mail address, telephone or other contact information does not work or is changed without entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsor. All legal responsibilities and rights of a UAOM entrant under these Official Rules are assumed and given by the UAOM entrant's Parent. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials and/or these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), it will be resolved at Sponsor's sole discretion. If Sponsor determines at any time at its sole discretion that the Grand Prize Winner or potential Grand Prize Winner is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to select an alternate Grand Prize Winner, even if the disqualified potential Grand Prize Winner's name may have been shown or announced on the Website or elsewhere.
Each Participant agrees that all issues, disputes and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Participant or the Sweepstakes Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York. If any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, the Official Rules, or the breach of any term hereof cannot be otherwise resolved, it must be submitted exclusively to binding arbitration conducted in the county of New York, and administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS") in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (the "JAMS Rules"). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be an experienced arbitrator licensed to practice law in New York. The decision of the arbitrator shall be binding, final and conclusive and shall not be appealable to any court. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any), not to exceed two hundred and fifty dollars ($250), and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential or incidental damages, including attorneys' fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief, and Participant (or the Participant's Parent if Participant is UAOM) further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. Notwithstanding the above, each Participant agrees that any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize awarded or the determination of the Grand Prize Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNER LIST:
To view and download a copy of the Official Rules during the Sweepstakes Period and for a two (2)-month period after the Sweepstakes Period or to view and download a copy of the Grand Prize Winner list for a two (2)-month period after the selection and posting of the Grand Prize Winner by the Administering Agency, visit http://www.rulesandwinners.com. In the field provided, enter the code word Transformers. Alternatively, to obtain a printed copy of the Grand Prize Winner list for a two (2)-month period after the selection and posting of the Grand Prize Winner by the Administering Agency, send a SASE to USA Network Transformers Grand Prize Winner, 302 Fairview Road, Suite P, Ojai, CA 93023.
Sponsor: Universal Television Networks
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10112
NBCUniversal Media, LLC
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112
Administering Agency: L.A. Promotion Development, Inc., 302 Fairview Road, Suite P, Ojai, CA 93023.
These Official Rules and all derivative forms in any configuration (c) 2012 L.A. Promotion Development, Inc. All rights reserved.