OFFICIAL RULES ("Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR SUBMITTING VIDEO IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR SUBMISSION OF VIDEO WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD & SPONSOR: The "ULTIMATE FAST & FURIOUS FAN SWEEPSTAKES" ("Sweepstakes") promoting the motion picture "Fast & Furious 7" (the "Picture") starts at 12:00 midnight Pacific Time ("PT") on 10/7/13 and ends at 6:00 pm PT on 11/30/13 ("Video Entry Period") for submission of Video Entry (as defined below) and on 11/30/13 for the postmarking of a mail-in entry; with both methods of entry detailed below. The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Universal City Studios, LLLP, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 (the "Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes is subject to these Sweepstakes Official Rules (the "Official Rules"), and by entering, entrant agrees to be bound by them.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia ("Eligibility Area"), who as of the date of their entry into the Sweepstakes are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of Sponsor, Brigade and each of their respective officers, directors, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the "Promotion Parties") and those living in the household of same (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. A prize won by an individual eighteen (18) years of age or older, but consistered a minor in his or her state of legal residency ("Minor") will be awarded in the name of Minor's parent or legal guardian. Sweepstakes is void outside the Eligibility Area and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes; either by submitting a Video Entry or without submitting a Video Entry, by mail. Details of entry are as follows:
How to Enter by Submitting a Video: You must have an Instagram account in order to participate in the Sweepstakes via this method of entry. An Instagram account is free, and registration for Instagram can be obtained by downloading the Instagram app ("App") and following the onscreen instructions to open an account.
During the Video Entry Period Instagram account holders may enter by logging in to their Instagram account and doing the following:
1. Become a "follower" of @FastandFuriousMovie on Instagram. Important note: If your Instagram account is set to "protected mode" your updates/responses may not be visible in Sponsor's @FastandFuriousMovie account, and thus may not be received by Sponsor unless you have previously consented to permit Sponsor to see your Instagram updates. Messages not received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Sweepstakes.
2. Take a close-up video ("Video") of yourself explaining why you would like to become a "member of the Fast Family" (Note: Videos will not be judged in any way.)
3. Upload your Video to your Instagram account, using hashtag #UltimateFastFan.
By completing the foregoing during the Video Entry Period you will be entered into the Sweepstakes (each such entry referred to as a "Video Entry").
Any attempt by any participant to enter by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, e-mail addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's Entries (defined below) and that participant may be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Video Entries, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted a Video Entry, the Video Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address connected with the Instagram account from which the Video Entry was sent. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated Video Entries will be accepted.
How to Enter by Mail Without Submitting a Video: To enter without submitting a Video Entry (as detailed above), complete an "entry form" by hand printing your actual first and last name and residential address (as they appear on your driver's license or governmental identification) (no P.O. boxes), telephone number, email address and date of birth on a 3" x 5" card, insert in an envelope, affix first class postage and deposit in the U.S. mail to "ULTIMATE FAST & FURIOUS FAN SWEEPSTAKES", C/O Universal Pictures Digital Marketing 100 Universal City Plaza, 210 8H, Universal City, CA 91608. Entry forms must be legible and completed in full to be valid. Machine duplicated or reproduced entries will not be accepted. Only one (1) individual's name may be on each entry form and only one (1) entry form per envelope. By submitting the entry form as detailed herein, you will receive one (1) mail-in entry ("Mail-In Entry). Not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, misdirected, illegible, postage-due mail or human or other error that may occur in the receipt or processing of Mail-In Entries. All Mail-In Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries must be postmarked by 11/30/13 and received by 12/4/13.
Video Entries and Mail-In Entries may be referred to herein individually as an "Entry" and collectively as "Entries". Each individual submitting an Entry may be referred to as an "Entrant".
A total of one (1) entry per Entrant will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes, regardless of method(s).
To understand how Instagram™ utilizes and keeps user content and photos, please refer to their "Privacy & Safety" web page here: http://help.instagram.com/customer/portal/topics/43528-privacy-safety/articles. Please note: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Instagram is a registered trademark, which is herein used for purposes of prize description only. Such use is not intended to suggest or imply the sponsorship, endorsement, or the approval of this Sweepstakes by the owners of said trademarks.
I. Video Entry Requirements:
Failure of any Video Entry to comply with the above "Video Entry Requirements" and "Video Entry Content Restrictions," as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may result in disqualification of Entrant. Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Video Entry that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein. All Entries shall become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, in sole determination of Sponsor.
The Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
The Promotion Parties, Instagram, and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, "Releasees") are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access the Web Site or upload Video to the Web Site; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Web Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; any emailed Entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or postage due, or any combination thereof. Proof of mailing Entry or uploading Video to the Web Site is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete and Entries in excess of the limits stated above and mechanically reproduced Entries will be disqualified. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
False and/or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. By registering to enter the Sweepstakes, entrant affirms that they have read, accepted and agreed to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules.
The laws of the State of California, USA apply to and govern this Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in Los Angeles County, California, United States and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum.
WINNER SELECTION: One (1) potential winner Grand Prize Winner and ten (10) potential Runners-Up will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries on or about 12/5/13 by representatives of Sponsor. Decisions of Sponsor shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The potential prize winners will be notified as follows: if the winning entry was a Video Entry submitted via the Instagram method detailed above, the winner will be notified with a comment left by the Sponsor on the Video associated with the winning Entry. If the winning entry was a Mail-in Entry submitted by mail, the winner will be notified by email or telephone. Winners will be notified on/about 12/5/13. Potential winners will be required to respond to notification within two (2) days, providing complete personal information (first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, email address and date of birth) as well as verifying eligibility in the Sweepstakes per these Official Rules.
Potential Grand Prize winner (or potential Grand Prize winner's parent or legal guardian if potential Grand Prize winner is Minor) 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 three (3) days of issuance. Travel companion ("Travel Companion") of Grand Prize winner is required to be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age as of Grand Prize winner notification. If Travel Companion is at least eighteen (18) years of age, but considered a Minor, he or she must be the child or legal ward of the Grand Prize winner. Travel Companion (or Grand Prize winner if Travel Companion is Minor child or legal ward of Grand Prize winner) will also be required to execute and return a notarized Release of Liability within this same three (3) day deadline. A pre-paid overnight delivery air bill will be provided to facilitate the return of all Required Documents (defined below). All documents required as set forth above may be referred to herein as "Required Documents". Potential winner's failure to respond to notification (detailed above), failure to return all Required Documents in the stated three (3) day time period or failure to be in compliance with these Official Rules in any way may result in the potential prize winner being disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected at Sponsor's sole discretion.
If any prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, or if prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may decide, in its discretion, to award such applicable prize to an alternate eligible Entrant or if time does not permit (in Sponsor's opinion) to not award such prize.
Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) granted to Sponsor to use the prize winner's (and Travel Companion's if applicable) name, likeness, picture, voice, biographical information and statements for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes in connection with the Sweepstakes in any and all media and manner and by any and all means now known or hereafter devised in perpetuity worldwide without additional compensation or limitation of any kind, and without the need to get any further consent.
Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No substitution for a prize by a prize winner will be allowed. If necessary, due to unavailability of a prize for any reason, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by prize winners. Prizes are provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. Prize winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. By accepting a prize, the prize winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules.
All Federal, state and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the winners.
PRIZES: Grand Prize (1 will be awarded): The Grand Prize consists of a trip ("Trip") for the eligible Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Travel Companion to visit the set of the Picture ("Set Visit") in a location and during select dates to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor (tentatively falling in early January 2014 (but subject to change)). The Trip includes the following: (i) round-trip ("R/T") economy (coach) class airfare for two (2) from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest the Grand Prize Winner's hometown (within the Eligibility Area) to destination city determined by Sponsor ("Destination City") airport ; (ii) R/T ground transfers between Hotel (defined below) and Set Visit; (iii) three (3) consecutive nights hotel accommodations (single standard room, double occupancy; room and room tax only) at a hotel ("Hotel") in the Destination City area; (iv) Set Visit for Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion; (v) the opportunity (at Sponsor's sole discretion, and subject to production schedule) for Grand Prize Winner only to participate in a walk-on role ("Walk-On Role") in the Picture; and (vi) a check in the amount of $500. Specific air carrier(s), Hotel, and all other elements of the Trip are at the sole discretion of Sponsor or its designee(s). If for any reason Set Visit or Walk-On Role portions of the Grand Prize are canceled, rescheduled or delayed, the remaining elements of the Grand Prize (as detailed above) shall constitute the complete and total Grand Prize to be awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or rescheduling of any element of the Grand Prize. The approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize is $2,500. Any costs associated with Grand Prize receipt and/or use that are not expressly stated above are not included in the Grand Prize and are the responsibility solely of the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Travel Companion. Such costs may include, without limitation, any ground transportation (other than as expressly provided above), any unspecified state or local taxes or government surcharges or fees, trip and travel insurance and premiums, excursions, meals, drinks, incidentals, gratuities, telephone calls, charges for changing dates or other personal costs and expenses not specified herein and are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and his or her Travel Companion. All travel arrangements are to be administered by Sponsor or its designee. Grand Prize Winner and his or her Travel Companion will be required to travel on identical itineraries including the same departure city, departure date, destination and return date. Grand Prize Winner and his or her Travel Companion will be required to provide valid government-issued photo ID at time of travel. If Grand Prize Winner elects to travel or partake in trip with no Travel Companion, no additional compensation will be awarded. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. No changes will be made to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked except at Sponsor's sole discretion. All airline tickets issued in conjunction with prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles or any other promotional benefit. Sponsor or its designee will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once they are in the Grand Prize Winner's possession, or in the possession of the Grand Prize Winner's Travel Companion. Grand Prize travel is subject to capacity controls, availability and certain other restrictions, which may include a Saturday night stay, all of which are subject to change. No stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as the Grand Prize; if a stopover occurs, the Grand Prize will terminate and full fare will be charged from the stopover point for the remaining trip segment(s), including the return. Once hotel and flight arrangements have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by Sponsor. Any unclaimed and/or unused Grand Prize travel package will remain the property of Sponsor. Grand Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable and has no cash value. Indemnified Parties (as defined below) accept no responsibility for changes in film production schedule or cancellation of film production and cannot guarantee that the Walk-On Role portion of the prize will be included in prize awarded and that even if the Grand Prize Winner does participate in the Walk-On Role portion of the prize, that the Grand Prize Winner's Walk-On Role will appear in the final edited version of the Picture. Awarding of the Grand Prize is subject to the Grand Prize Winner's acceptance of all requisite conditions within these Rules and Grand Prize Winner's ability and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Rules and the Affidavit. The Grand Prize will be awarded as detailed above but any prize or portion thereof awarded may subsequently be rescinded by Sponsor at any time if Sponsor determines that the Grand Prize Winner who was awarded his or her prize did not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Rules or was otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any potential prize winner and/or not award the prize to a winner if it is discovered that such winner has been charged with (and currently pending final resolution) or convicted of any criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) or is found to have committed any act which might tend to bring prize winner, Sponsor, the Picture or its promotional campaign, or any other individual or entity into public disrepute, contempt, scandal, or ridicule, or which might tend to reflect unfavorably on Sponsor, the Picture or its promotional campaign, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and exclusive discretion. No transfer or substitution for the prize (or prize components) allowed, except at Sponsor's sole discretion, due to prize unavailability for any reason, and only then for a prize (or prize component) of comparable value. No cash equivalent for the Grand Prize allowed except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. All federal, state, and/or other taxes, if any are sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the year in which the prize is awarded in the amount of the prize received.
An unclaimed and/or unused travel package will remain the property of Sponsor. Winner of the Walk-On Role will be required, as a condition of fulfilling that portion of such prize, to execute releases and waivers as required by the producers of the Picture; must subject themselves to reasonable searches as required by the studio's security procedures, and agrees to the performance of a background check. The producers reserve the right to prohibit entry to its facilities due to safety concerns.
The actual value of the Grand Prize may vary depending on city of departure, dates and times of travel, airfare fluctuations and Hotel charges at the time of travel bookings. Therefore, the actual value of the Grand Prize awarded may be lower or higher at the time it is fulfilled. Any difference between actual value and stated ARV will not be awarded. Travel is subject to the restrictions and conditions set forth below. Grand Prize winner must be able to travel on dates specified by the Sponsor or prize will be forfeited, no additional prize element substituted and an alternate winner may be selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Dates of travel are subject to change.
Runner-Up Prizes (10 will be awarded): Each Runner-Up prize consists of a "Fast & Furious 6" poster autographed by one or more members of the cast or filmmakers (specific autograph(s) are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). ARV of each Runner-Up prize is $25.
Awarding of a Prize is subject to the prize winner's acceptance of all requisite conditions within these Official Rules and prize winner's ability and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Official Rules and (in the case of the Grand Prize winner), the Affidavit/Release document detailed above.
Prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable and have no cash value.
The odds of winning a prize are determined by the total number of eligible Entries received and are equal regardless of method of entry. The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $2,750.
LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Releasees shall not be liable to a prize winner or any other person for failure to supply a prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Releasees' sole control. Releasees shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Releasees shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage.
GENERAL: By participating in and entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that Releasees shall not be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Sweepstakes or parts thereof or acceptance of, use of or inability to use a Prize or parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Each prize winner agrees to release the Releasees from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to the prize (including any property loss, damage, personal injury or death). Each prize winner acknowledges the aforementioned individuals and entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, related to the prize.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes or part thereof is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site, page or email address associated therewith (or any portion thereof), including but not limited to the Web Site becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of Entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants (or others), fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at http://thefastandthefurious.com/UltimateFastFan. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE, PAGE OR EMAIL ADDRESS (INCLUDING THE WEB SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with the Video submitted. A potential prize winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential Prize Winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
NOTE: Entry must be made by the Entrant only at the Web Site according to these Official Rules. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or page, including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device or computer software to automate the Entry process is prohibited.
WINNERS LIST: For the Official Winners List (available after 12/30/13) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "ULTIMATE FAST & FURIOUS FAN SWEEPSTAKES" - WINNERS LIST
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