OFFICIAL RULES OF THE HOLIDAY ROCK & RECYCLE SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ENTRANT’S ODDS OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO NATURAL PERSONS WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING NEW YORK AND FLORIDA), WHO ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE AND WHO HAVE A VALID EMAIL ACCOUNT AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. ENTRY IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. SWEEPSTAKES NAME: HOLIDAY ROCK & RECYCLE SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”). VOID IN NEW YORK, FLORIDA AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
SPONSOR and ADMINISTRATOR: The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Waste Management, Inc. (“Sponsor’). The administrator of the Sweepstakes is Live Nation Marketing, Inc. (“Administrator”). Sponsor and Administrator may individually be referred to herein as a “Sweepstakes Entity” and collectively referred to herein as “Sweepstakes Entities.” Administrator will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes each entrant agrees as follows:
ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 PM ET on November 30, 2012 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on December 28, 2012. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
METHOD OF ENTRY:
Enter via Internet by going to the Sweepstakes registration page located at www.livenation.com/recyclingrocks, click the Holiday Rock & Recycle Sweepstakes tab, and complete the Sweepstakes registration form. You will be asked to provide basic contact information, including your first and last name, date of birth, email address, city, state and zip code. You may be charged data rates if accessing Sweepstakes from your handset according to the terms in your Wireless Calling Plan. Wireless service is not available in all areas.
One entry per person per day will be entered into the Sweepstakes. Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only entrant’s first entry during the specified Sweepstakes entry period will count. No third party entry or entry through sweepstakes service permitted. All entries become the property of the Administrator and none will be acknowledged or returned. Any individual who attempts or otherwise encourages, directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false entries, as determined by the Administrator, will be disqualified.
If, in the Sweepstakes Entities’ opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if a computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties, or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, and/or the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Sweepstakes Entities shall have the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes, and conduct a random drawing to select the prize winners from all non-suspect entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sweepstakes Entities. Entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules, will be disqualified. Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to prosecute any fraudulent entries to the fullest extent of the law.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to natural persons who are legal residents of the United States (excluding New York and Florida), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and who have a valid email account at the time of entry. Sweepstakes may only be entered from and in eligible jurisdictions. Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes including, without limitation, the immediate family members and/or those persons living in the same household of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, entry will be declared made by the registered account holder submitted at the time of entry. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Entities which are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.
Two Hundred (200) Grand Prizes each consisting of one (1) $25 Live Nation® Concert Cash® Code. Approximate Retail Value of each Grand Prize is: Twenty-Five Dollars and Zero Cents ($25.00).
Two Hundred Sixty-Five (265) First Place Prizes each consisting of one (1) $10 Live Nation® Concert Cash® Code. Approximate Retail Value of each First Place Prize is: Ten Dollars and Zero Cents ($10.00).
In no event will more Prizes be awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In event that a programming, production, seeding, technical or any other reason(s) cause more than stated number of prizes to be claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes (previously not awarded) by random drawing from among all legitimate eligible prize claimants.
Sponsor and Administrator shall not be responsible or liable for entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules, and all such entries will be disqualified.
If it is suspected by Sponsor and Administrator in its sole and absolute discretion that an Entrant has registered or attempted to register more than once using multiple e-mail addresses, telephone numbers or multiple identities, all of the Entrant’s entries will be declared null and void and any prize an Entrant might have been entitled to will not be awarded. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right, to disqualify any individual found, in their sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of a Promotion. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Promotion will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same.
There will be only one prize per winner. Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced. Prize does not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Rules, and all additional expenses including, without limitation, travel expenses, meals outside festival venue, taxes, gratuities and other expenses not specified herein, if any, are the sole responsibility of winner. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned except to a surviving spouse living in the same household. Only listed prizes will be awarded and no substitutions or cash equivalents or redemption will be made, except that Administrator reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater financial value if any advertised prize (or any component thereof) becomes unavailable. Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Winners agree to accept the prize “as is”, and entrants 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 the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize.
Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to Administrator and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. Each winner must provide Administrator with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be issued to winner for value of prize $600 or more. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.
SELECTION OF WINNER: Winners will be selected on or about January 3, 2013, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by Administrator, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. All potential winners are subject to verification by Administrator. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete.
Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by e-mail and/or regular mail and must meet all eligibility requirements. Return of a prize or prize notification as undeliverable, or inability of Administrator to contact a potential winner by e-mail within seventy-two (72) hours of selection, may result in disqualification of such potential winner, and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing at Administrator’s discretion. In the event a winner declines a prize, Administrator may, at its discretion, select an alternate winner by random drawing. In such case, up to three (3) alternate drawings may be held, time permitting, after which the applicable prize will remain unawarded.
GENERAL CONDITIONS/RELEASE: The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law and is governed by the laws of the United States of America. The submission of an entry is solely the responsibility of the entrant. Only eligible entries actually received by 11:59 PM ET on December 28, 2012, during the specified Sweepstakes entry period, will be included in the prize drawing. Any automated receipt (such as one confirming delivery of e-mail or pop-up window) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Administrator of a Play for purposes of these Official Rules.
By participating, entrants (a) release Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by participation in the Sweepstakes, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the prize that may be awarded; (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including, without limitation, the prize quality or availability; and (c) waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules. Neither Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are 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. 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, ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes Entities’ 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 and/or Sweepstakes Entities, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any suspect entry or entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, the determination of the winners will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Sweepstakes Entities determine in their sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants and guests agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes for prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Central District of California or the appropriate California State Court located in Los Angeles County, California; (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 Sweepstakes Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of California.
OFFICIAL RULES: For a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope by first class mail to HOLIDAY ROCK & RECYCLE SWEEPSTAKES, 7060 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028, Attention: M. Calderon. Sweepstakes entrants are hereby authorized to copy these official rules on the condition that it will be for their personal use and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
WINNER’S LIST: A winner’s list is available only within sixty (60) days after the close of the Sweepstakes. Mail request to HOLIDAY ROCK & RECYCLE SWEEPSTAKES WINNER LIST, 7060 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028, Attention: M. Calderon. In order to obtain a winner’s list, where permitted by law, send your written request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
MISCELLANEOUS: The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or Sweepstakes Entity, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or Sweepstakes Entity or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred.
Administrator: Live Nation Marketing, Inc., 7060 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Sponsor: Waste Management, Inc., 1001 Fannin, Suite 4000, Houston, Texas 77002
The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are © 2012 Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. and Waste Management, Inc., as applicable. Live Nation® and Concert Cash® are registered trademarks of Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.