Inside Industry News & 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE OR IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE FORM MAY BE REQUIRED.
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Central Standard Time (“PST”) on February 25, 2014 and ends at 11:59 PM PST on March 28, 2014 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering, entrant agrees to be bound by them.
ELIGIBILITY: Void where prohibited by law and in the States of Florida, New York and Rhode Island. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) except where void who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of the SPONSOR (defined below), Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (“Warner Bros.”), IMAX Corporation (“IMAX”) and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, dealerships and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate. Winners shall be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (the “Affidavit/Release”) as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. The value of the Grand Prize package may be taxable as income. Upon receipt of the prize, Prize Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local tax that becomes due with respect to the prize.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit http://www.InsideIndustryNews.com (the “Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period, complete the online entry form with the required information (“Entry”) and submit the completed Entry as directed. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SWEEPSTAKES DEADLINE. Limit: One (1) Entry per person/email address during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event that more than one (1) Entry is received from any one person/email address during the Sweepstakes Period, the first Entry processed will be considered the only valid Entry received during the Sweepstakes Period.
No copies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of Entries will be accepted. SPONSOR expressly reserves the right to disqualify any Entries, in its sole discretion, that appear to be generated by a “spam” or automated email program or via scripts and automated submission.
Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
PRIZES / ODDS OF WINNING
Prize Pack – Three (3) Winners (Total ARV $300)
– One (1) Mushkin & 300 Movie Prize Pack (ARV $100), which includes one (1) pair of IMAX tickets* (ARV $42)
*Winners will each receive their IMAX tickets in the form of Hollywood Movie Money® Certificates. Each Hollywood Movie Money Certificate is redeemable for one (1) IMAX movie admission with a maximum value of ($21 total) to see 300: Rise of an Empire (or any other IMAX film) at participating theatres. Winners will be directed to the website http://www.activaterewards.com/imax where they will use the provided reward code to activate and print their Hollywood Movie Money Certificate. The reward code will expire on 12/31/2014. The Hollywood Movie Money Certificate will expire one month from online code activation and winner must comply with all terms and conditions specified by the issuer. Hollywood Movie Money Certificate not used by the date noted on the certificate will be void. Any amount remaining of any certificate after initial use will be forfeited. Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for one pair of Hollywood Movie Money Certificates: $42 USD. If lost, cannot be replaced. Void if resold or otherwise exchanged. No reproductions will be accepted. No change will be provided. Not valid with any other offer. Offer valid in the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, only.
Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for paying all costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein, including without limitation, taxes. The ARV of the Grand Prize is subject to change based on current market conditions at the time of prize fulfillment.
Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all prizes offered: Six thousand seven hundred dollars ($6,700). Entries and prizes are non-transferable. Prize restrictions may apply per the prize provider issuing the prize. All prizes will be awarded if the number of eligible entries received equals or exceeds the number of prizes. One (1) prize per person. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER SELECTION: The Winners will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about March 31, 2014 from among all eligible entries received. The decisions of the SPONSOR are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The potential winners will be notified by the SPONSOR by email or telephone (if available). If such notification is undeliverable or no response is received by SPONSOR from the potential prize winner within seven (7) business days of the date of notification or attempted notification, then such potential prize winner will be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected in SPONSOR’S sole discretion. Potential prize winner (or parent or legal guardian if potential prize winner is considered a minor in the legal jurisdiction of his or her residence) will be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release form and a completed IRS W-9 form within seven (7) business days of the date of issuance of such documents. Potential prize winner’s failure to return all required forms in this seven (7) business day time period may result in the potential prize winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected at SPONSOR’S sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS / RELEASE: An Entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he/she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of SPONSOR.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person whose name is registered to the email account, and should the person not be able to prove his/her identity against the registered name the Entrant will be rejected and result in the disqualification of the Entrant from the Sweepstakes.
Winners will be responsible for all applicable taxes (including but not limited to federal, state, local and/or income) on the prize and will be required to provide his/her Social Security number for tax reporting purposes. SPONSOR will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service if the retail value of the prize, or combined total of all prizes received from SPONSOR in a calendar year, is $600.00 or greater. If a winner refuses to provide his/her Social Security number, the winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected in accordance with these Official Rules. A winner who refuses to provide a Social Security number for a prize worth $600.00 or more will have no right to an alternate prize worth less than $600.00 in lieu of providing his/her Social Security number for the original prize.
ALL PRIZES OFFERED ARE BEING PROVIDED “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE BY SPONSOR, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms therefore, and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee.
No transfer, substitution, upgrade, credit, refund or cash equivalent for prizes is allowed except at SPONSOR’S sole discretion. SPONSOR reserves the right, in SPONSOR’S sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
Any prize returned as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of SPONSOR, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, SPONSOR reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at http://www.InsideIndustryNews.com. If the SPONSOR decides to reconvene the Sweepstakes after a suspension, the determination of the prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the suspension, as SPONSOR determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
By participating, an Entrant (if deemed a minor in the jurisdiction he/she resides, his/her parent and/or legal guardian) agrees to forever and irrevocably release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, prize providers, and each of their respective directors, officers, agents, employees, shareholders, affiliates, successors and assigns (“Released Parties”), from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, causes of action, proceedings, demands, judgments, expenses, costs, injuries, death, losses or damages of any kind caused by the Sweepstakes and any element or activity thereof, Entrant’s participation, Entry or inability to participate or enter the Sweepstakes, the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information collected by SPONSOR, the acceptance, possession, use, redemption of, delivery of, inability to use, defect in, or misuse of the prize, SPONSOR’S administration of the Sweepstakes, the lost, damaged, misdirected, or late delivery of the prizing, the collection, sharing and/or use of the Entrant’s personally identifiable information by SPONSOR or its designees and any violation of any publicity, privacy, property or proprietary rights of Entrant, or any errors in the Official Rules or any promotional materials with respect to the Sweepstakes.
Released Parties shall not be liable for (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by any winner on the sweepstakes entry form, (2) Entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, (3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes or (5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prize.
Unless prohibited by applicable law, entry constitutes SPONSOR’S permission to use a winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials throughout the universe, in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner SPONSOR deems appropriate for publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes without any further compensation to such winner.
DISPUTES: Entrants (but if deemed a minor in the jurisdiction in which he or she resides, their parents and legal guardians), agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the SPONSOR in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant (or if the Entrant is not of the age of majority in his/her state of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the SPONSORS and the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning any prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
WINNERS / RULES: To receive a copy of the Official Rules or complete list of winners, send a self-address stamped envelope to, received no later than 30 days after Sweepstakes end date, to: D3 , 255 E. Santa Clara St. Suite 210, Arcadia CA 91006. Specify “300: Rise of an Empire Sweepstakes Winners List or Official Rules”.
SPONSOR: Inside Industry News.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the promotion, administration or execution of this Sweepstakes.
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