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Sponsor: Artistworks, Inc., 68 Coombs Street, Suite C1, Napa, CA 94559 ("Sponsor"). Ibanez Guitars (Sponsor)
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 pm PT on June 22, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). On or about June 22, 2013, a random drawing will be held, from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period to select Prize winners and Prize winners will be notified as set forth below.
Eligibility: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of their entry who register for the drawing by entering an online form or filling out a manual entry form. The online form can be found here: http://play.artistworks.com/win-a-free-ibanez-guitar. Anyone under the age of twenty one (21) must have the permission of a parent or guardian in order to participate and win. Employees of Sponsor, and any of Sponsor's respective instructors, affiliates, subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, or legal advisors (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or those living in the same household of each (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Void where otherwise prohibited or restricted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants represent that they have read these Official Rules, and are bound by and agree to these Official Rules and any decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all regards.
How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, read these Official Rules and agree to be bound by them in all regards, and follow the instructions to submit the online entry form once you have clicked the “Like” button. Incomplete entries will not be eligible.
Limit: An entrant may enter the Sweepstakes only one (1) time throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person, regardless of email address used, in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Entries generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Entries that are submitted through sweepstakes clubs or similar methods or those that are mechanically reproduced, copied, incomplete, or inaccurate are void. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm PT on June 22, 2013 to be eligible. The computer clock of Sponsor is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries.
Prizes and Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): One Prize winner will be selected. One Prize winner will receive an Ibanez AR325 Guitar with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $700 (Seven Hundred).
Prize Conditions: All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any portion thereof) with another prize of greater or comparable value, as determined by Sponsor. Actual value of prizes depend on any fluctuations in current market conditions at time of prize fulfillment, and any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be considered. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash awards are allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes are non-refundable. Prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Prize must be used by Prize winner with one (1) year of award. Each winner must have or will need to create an Artistworks.com account in order to redeem the prize awarded. Use of the Membership Plan will be subject Artistworks standard terms, conditions and restrictions for membership.
Odds of Winning: Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
Drawing and Notification: On or about June 22, 2013, the Prize winners will be selected by random drawing, from all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. If under the age of twenty-one, Prize winner will need to have parent or legal guardian confirm eligibility and acceptance of Prize. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. All Prize winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. A single entrant is not eligible to win more than one prize. The potential winners selected must comply with these Official Rules in order to accept a prize and be confirmed as an official winner. Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winners by email, beginning on or about June 22, 2013. As a condition of being named a Prize winner, winners may be required to sign and return, within seven (7) calendar days of notification attempt (or less if a time is specified by Sponsor) an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity (where legal) and Liability Release ("Release"), or, potential Prize winner may simply be required to verbally accept prize, agree to the terms and conditions of these rules and confirm information for enrollment in the discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential winners two (2) times during the above referenced seven (7) day period. If under the age of twenty-one, Prize winner will need to have parent or legal guardian confirm eligibility and acceptance of prize. If notification attempts for a potential Prize winner fail for any reason, or if a potential Prize winner does not comply with these Official Rules, or Sponsor’s directions upon notification, such prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential Prize winner will be selected from among remaining eligible entries, if any, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use the name, actual likeness, and/or biographical information of a Prize winner in connection with the Sweepstakes and the exploitation thereof (including, without limitation, for advertising and promotional purposes) in perpetuity, throughout the universe, in all media whether now known or hereafter devised, without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Further, acceptance of Prize authorizes the posting of winner’s name on Sponsor’s web site so as to identify winner for purpose of these Official Rules.
General Rules: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a selected winner, the natural person who is the authorized account holder of the email address used to submit the entry will be declared the winner. "Authorized account holder" of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Sponsors will not share email addresses, but may contact entrants for promotional offers from time to time.
Limitations of Liability: Entrants, by participating in the Sweepstakes, release and agree to hold the Sweepstakes Entities and Facebook Inc. harmless from and against any and all liability, claims or action of any kind whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death and bodily injury, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, including participating in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, whether sponsored, held by, or paid for by a third party or by Sponsor. Each entrant agrees to indemnify Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize herein. Additionally, the Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, damaged, delayed or undelivered entries; or for any virus contracted by an entrant's computer through participation in the Sweepstakes, for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by computer or Internet malfunction or interference, tampering, manipulation, weather or natural disaster, acts of war, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation; or for failed computer, satellite, telephone, wireless or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the notification of potential winners, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted or inaccessible or unavailable network, server, wireless service, Internet Service Provider, website, or other connections or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in a unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person or entity. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods or third-party software or website or any other devices which subvert the entry process will void all entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, virus, bug, worms, unauthorized human intervention or any other causes which Sponsor, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and post notice where and how Sponsor sees appropriate.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEY FEES. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY PROVISION IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES WILL NOT BE DEEMED A WAIVER.
Disputes, Governing Law and Venue: The sweepstakes is governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in the state or federal courts covering Napa, California.
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