OZY Presidential Daily Brief Quiz Official Sweepstakes Rules
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE
Because rules are important.
By OZY Editors
To enter and participate in this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You must have Internet access and an active e-mail account to participate.
The OZY Presidential Daily Brief Quiz Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to members of the general public who are at least 21 years of age or older.
Employees of OZY Media (Sponsor), any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering the Sweepstakes or supplying the prizes, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, related and affiliated companies, and the immediate family and household members of all such foregoing individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, domestic partners or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility prior to prize award.
To be eligible to win the prize, entrants may not have been convicted of a felony. By entering, each entrant understands and agrees that, if selected as the potential Prize winner, he/she will be required to consent to a background check; and, failure to sign such consents and authorizations and/or to furnish all required information will result in disqualification. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry selected as the potential Prize winner and/or disqualify the potential Prize winner if the results of such background check reveal that the potential Prize winner is not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
The Sweepstakes begins on or about 00:00 a.m. ET on May 18, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on July 7, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes.
ENTERING ONLINE: To enter online, navigate to https://www.ozy.com/topic/the-presidential-daily-brief-quiz and click on any quiz published within the Promotion Period (publish date is clearly marked on each quiz). To submit an entry, complete all questions of the quiz. You will be asked to provide a valid e-mail address to enter the Sweepstakes. The nature of your answers, and your score out of 10 on the quiz, will not affect your ability to enter or your odds of winning.
EMAIL CONSENTS: By providing an email address, participants consent to receive e-mails from the Sweepstakes Sponsor. You may opt out of receiving these e-mails at any time. Opting out of emails does not affect the chances of winning.
MULTIPLE ENTRIES: Participants will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes for each quiz that they complete, up to a limit of ten (10) entries per person during the Promotion Period. Participants who complete the same quiz multiple times will not receive additional entries into the Sweepstakes.
Potential Prize Winner will be selected via a random drawing, on or about July 10, 2018 from among all eligible Entries received and recorded by the End Date of the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Odds of winning a prize depends on total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Sweepstakes Period.
Potential winners will be notified by e-mail beginning on or after the date of the random drawing. Failure to respond to the initial notification e-mail within three (3) business days after transmission to the potential winner or return of the e-mail notification as undeliverable after two (2) attempts will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received. Potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return within seven (7) business days of transmission, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release, where allowed by law [potential Prize winner must also complete, sign and return the necessary paperwork for a background check and any other documentation required by Sponsor] (collectively, the “Prize Claim Documents”).
There will be one (1) Prize winner to receive the following (collectively, the “Prize”):
- Two (2) One-Day VIP Passes to the 2018 Ozyfest Music Festival for Saturday July 21, 2018 and Sunday July 22, 2018 (approximate retail value: $400.00).
- Reimbursement for transportation, accommodation, meals, gratuities and other expenses for two (2) people in New York City, up to a maximum total value of $1000.
Festival passes valid only on the date(s) printed on the passes. No cash equivalent is available, Festival passes are non-transferable, nor will Festival passes be replaced if lost or stolen.
Prize winner must redeem the Prize during the aforementioned 2018 Festival date (July 21, 2018) or forfeit all rights to the Prize. No substitution or transfer of Prize is permitted except as provided in these Rules. No more than the total number of Prize(s) specified in these Rules will be awarded. The total number of Prize[s] awarded is 1. Passes to the Festival will be placed at the Guest List at VIP Will Call at the Festival Fest Box Office under the Prize winner’s name. There is no cash equivalent if the Prize winner does not use or redeem any element of the Prize during the dates stated in these Rules.
THE PRIZE IS AWARDED AS IS. PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE SPONSOR HAS NOT MADE, NOR IS IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, ANY WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR GUARANTEES. SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW OR HEREAFTER ENACTED CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AS MAY BE SEPARATELY PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANT BY LAW. THE PRIZE WINNER AND ACCOMPANIED GUEST MUST ABIDE BY ALL SPONSOR AND VENUE POLICIES AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVOKE FULL OR PARTIAL PRIZE FROM ANY WINNER OR WINNER’S GUEST WHO SPONSOR OR THE VENUE DETERMINE MAY, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, BE INTOXICATED, BE A SAFETY RISK, OR VIOLATES ANY VENUE OR SPONSOR POLICY OR LAW. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, the Prize-related Festival is delayed, rescheduled, postponed, or cancelled, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Sweepstakes and is not required to award a substitute Prize. Lost or stolen Prizes will not be replaced. An unclaimed and/or unused Prize element will remain the property of Sponsor. Resale of any element of the Prize is prohibited. An unclaimed and/or unused Prize element will remain the property of Sponsor.
By participating, each Participant agrees: (a) to these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final in all respects as related to the Sweepstakes; (b) the Participant is at least 21 years or older; (c) the Participant has not engaged in any fraudulent activity in participating in the Sweepstakes; (d) the Prize winner will be responsible for any taxes assessed on their winnings by any federal, state, local, or governmental agency; and (e) to execute and/or submit any necessary and applicable documentation in connection with the Prize. Sponsor will notify the Internal Revenue Service of all winnings to the extent required by law. The Prize winner must provide Sponsor with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any Prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be provided to the Prize winner by the Sponsor for any Prize with a value that exceeds $600.00. A completed and signed form 1099 (when applicable) must be received by the Sponsor within the time specified by Sponsor in order to claim the Prize. A potential Prize winner and Prize winner’s guest may be required to sign and return an Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (“Release”) (except where prohibited) and it is the Prize Winner’s responsibility to ensure compliance with this requirement. If a potential Prize winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and timely return a required form 1099 and/or required Release, declines the Prize, or notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits the Prize. PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THESE RULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MODIFICATION BY SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
INDEMNITY AND RELEASE:
PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRIZE CONSTITUTES PARTICIPANT’S AND/OR WINNER’S AGREEMENT TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANGERS, AGENTS, AFFILIATED ENTITIES, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY THE “SPONSOR RELEASED PARTIES”), AS WELL AS FACEBOOK, INC. FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, OR LIABILITY ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE PRIZE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY ENTRIES THAT ARE EITHER MISDIRECTED OR INCOMPLETE, IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES DUE TO ELECTRONIC OR COMPUTER MALFUNCTION, AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES OR LOSSES (1) OCCURRING DURING OR CAUSED BY PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR (2) CAUSED BY ANY PRIZE AWARDED.
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES PARTICIPANT’S CONSENT TO SPONSOR’S AND SPONSOR RELEASED PARTIES’ USE OF WINNER’S NAME, CREATIVE WORK, LIKENESS, PHOTOGRAPH, VOICE, OPINIONS AND/OR HOMETOWN AND STATE FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES IN ANY MEDIA, THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE, WITHOUT FURTHER PAYMENT OR CONSIDERATION TO THE PARTICIPANT.
ERRORS AND UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVITY:
SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE: (1) FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY PARTICIPANTS, PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2) FOR TECHNICAL AND/OR COMMUNICATIONS MALFUNCTIONS, ERRORS OR FAILURES OF ANY KIND; (3) FOR UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE SWEEPSTAKES; AND/OR (4) FOR TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration or security of the Sweepstakes. Any Prize winner who enters by any means other than the method described in these Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time if Sponsor determines that the Participant has not complied with these Rules.
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (COLLECTIVELY “CLAIMS”) ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE(S) WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY CLAIMS WILL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; (3) ANY AND ALL JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS RELATED TO THE CLAIMS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED AND IN NO EVENT WILL SUCH COSTS INCLUDE ATTORNEYS’ FEES; AND (4) NO PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) (COLLECTIVELY “SPECIAL DAMAGES”) WILL BE AWARDED. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT PROVISION. EACH PARTICIPANT WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM SPECIAL DAMAGES AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE SUCH DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED. ALL CLAIMS, ISSUES, AND QUESTIONS RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION, AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE RULES, OR THE RIGHT AND OBLIGATIONS OF PARTICIPANT AND SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT REGARDS TO CONFLICT OF LAWS.
Any Sweepstakes Participant may submit a written request to see the name and hometown of the Prize winner to firstname.lastname@example.org
SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.
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