Grumpy Goats (VERGE GAMES) CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
THE GRUMPY GOATS CONTEST (“CONTEST”). YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ENTRY IN THE CONTEST VIA THE ONLINE ENTRY METHOD IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES. CONTEST/SWEEPSTAKES IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS RESIDING IN ONE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THROUGHOUT THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES UNLESS YOU ARE ELIGIBLE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest/Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of any of the 50 United States or District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. The following persons are not eligible to participate: Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Verge Games Studios (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, participating retailers, distributors, Web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step”) of each and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Contest).
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Contest/Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. (midnight) Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on DATE listed for Contest/Sweepstakes and ends at 10:59:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on DATE listed of the Contest/Sweepstakes, 2012 (“Contest/Sweepstakes Period”). A “Day” is defined as each twenty-four (24) hour time period beginning at 12:00:01 a.m. EST and ending at the following 11:59:59 p.m. EST. The time clock of the Sponsor is the official clock for the Contest/Sweepstakes.
3. TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.facebook.com/grumpygoats (“Web site”) and follow the online instructions to register and submit your Contest entry as described in the Contest Official Rules. All entries must be received and recorded within the Contest/Sweepstakes Period (which mirrors the Contest Entry Period). Your entry will be entered into the random drawing for the PRIZE in which the entry was received. In the event of an identity dispute, entry will be considered made by the registered owner of the email address associated with the Facebook account used for entry. Entrants must have a valid email address. No other form of entry is valid. Entries submitted into the Contest via Text Message do not receive an entry into this Sweepstakes. You must have entered the Contest via the Facebook application (online method of entry) in order to receive an entry into the Contest/Sweepstakes.
4. DRAWINGS: Prize winners will be selected for each Contest/Sweepstakes of the Contest/Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for the applicable time on or about the next business day following the Contest/Sweepstakes period. Entries will not carry forward to subsequent drawings. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for a given Day. All drawings will be conducted by an employee of Verge Game Studios, whose decisions shall be final in all matters relating to the Contest/Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) prize per person/address/household per Day.
5. PRIZE DETAILS: Daily Prizes (1 winner per Day): Each DAILY winner will receive one (1) Goat Tee Shirt approximate value $24.99 (winner MUST supply valid mailing address) prize will be shipped via ground mail allowing 6-8 weeks for delivery. Winner must accept prize as stated or prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. The difference between any stated prize value and actual prize value will not be awarded to winner. Monthly Prizes (1 winner per Month): Each MONTHLY winner will receive (1) Goat Tee Shirt, two (2) 1 pound bags of Billy Goat Chips and (1) Centurion Helmet replica total prize approximate value up to $216.00. Delivery of product will commence the month following the date of the winner supplying a valid mailing address (winner MUST supply valid mailing address) prize(s) will be shipped via ground mail allowing 6-8 weeks for delivery. Winner must accept prize(s) as stated or prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. The difference between any stated prize value and actual prize value will not be awarded to winner.
6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor or Promotion Parties resulting from entrant’s participation in or attempt to participate in the Contest/Sweepstakes or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with the Contest/Sweepstakes. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sponsor or Promotion Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Sweepstakes: Hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic or Internet connectivity or other online or network communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet providers, servers, hosts or other providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any online transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted transmissions; inaccessibility of the Web site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or Web site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, or worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest/Sweepstakes, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Contest/Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Web site. Use of Web site is at user’s own risk. Sponsor or Promotion Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user’s or any other person’s computer resulting from participation in the Contest/Sweepstakes.
7. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will notified by mail. Prizes will be shipped within 6-8 weeks of winner verification. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in entrant’s mailing address, email, and/or telephone number. Any prize won by an eligible participant who is a minor in his or her state of residence may be awarded to a minor’s parent or legal guardian. If any prize is returned as undeliverable, if winner cannot be verified, or if winner is otherwise unable to accept the prize as stated, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.
8. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest/Sweepstakes, entrants (and their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrants are minors) release Sponsor and Promotion Parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, recipients (and recipient’s parent or legal guardian if recipient is a minor) (a) agree that the Sponsor or Promotion Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by winner against, any liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Contest/Sweepstakes; from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of prize and (b) grant (and agree to confirm grant in writing promptly upon request) to Sponsor and those acting under Sponsor’s authority, the right to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, image, statements and biographical information, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including the World Wide Web without review, notification or approval, and additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not liable in the event that any portion of the Sweepstakes or prize is canceled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, or any other condition beyond their control (a “Force Majeure Event”).
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: No cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No transfer of prize is permitted. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. If prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. If for any reason the Contest/Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest/Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible or who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will randomly award the prizes among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation. This Contest/Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States and is governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, and all claims must be resolved in the federal or state courts located in Delaware.
NO personal information collected in connection with this Contest/Sweepstakes will be shared to 3rd parties.
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 THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
10. WINNER’S LIST: For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by Dec 31, 2012 to: Verge Game Studios Winner’s List, 525 Washington Blvd. Suite 2620, Jersey City NJ 07310
11. SPONSOR: Verge Game Studios.
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