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IRCE 2014 Legal Rules and Regulations

Thanx Media Scooter Sweepstakes

Official Rules

Sweepstakes may only be entered by attendees of IRCE 2014 (“Trade Show”) in Chicago, IL who are residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia.  This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.  You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located in Chicago, IL during the Sweepstakes Period (defined below).

1. How to Enter.  To enter the Thanx Media Scooter Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) during the Sweepstakes Period, June 10 to June 12, 2014, visit the Thanx Media, Inc.(“Sponsor”) booth at the Trade Show and fill out an entry form, including your name, e-mail address, company, and phone number by placing it in the designated container. All entrants must have a valid phone number and e-mail address. 
During the Sweepstakes Period, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes when you complete the steps to enter described above (each, an “entry”).  Limit one (1) entry per person per e-mail address.  If there is interest in scheduling a demonstration, an additional entry may be submitted. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted.  All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Only fully completed entries are eligible.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. 
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses, accounts, identities, registrations and log-ins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified.  In the event of a dispute as to any e-mail address, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

2.Start/End Dates. Sweepstakes begins at 4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) onJune 10, 2014 and ends at 12:00 p.m. CST on June 12,2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  Entries submitted between the hours of 4:00 p.m CST and 7 p.m. CST on June 10, 2014; 9 a.m. CST and 6:30 p.m. on June 11, 2014; 9:00 a.m. CST and 12:00 p.m. CST on June 12, 2014 will be considered eligible.

3.Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old as of date of entry, who are attendees of the Trade Show in Chicago, IL. Void outside of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter.  Sweepstakes may only be entered by legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

4.Random Drawing/Odds. One (1) Grand Prize (defined below) winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period on or aboutJune 12.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing during the Sweepstakes Period.  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

5.Grand Prize. One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) winner will receive one (1) Yamaha Zuma 50F Scooter (“Vehicle”). Approximate retail value (“ARV”):  $3,000.00.  Prize is non-transferable.  No substitutions or cash redemptions.  In the case of unavailability of the prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  All federal, state and local taxes and any other unspecified expenses, including but not limited to costs, fees or expenses in connection with title, registration, and/or additional or optional equipment, are the sole responsibility of winner.  Delivery of prize requires a valid street address (no P.O. boxes) located within the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.  Subject to receipt of all necessary winner documents, Sponsor will provide Vehicle at the dealership located nearest winner’s designated U.S. address, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion and subject to Vehicle availability.  Winner is responsible for picking up Vehicle from such dealership and must present adequate personal identification (including valid license) in order to pick up Vehicle.  Sponsor is not responsible for delays in availability of the Vehicle.
Winner must provide proof of possession of a valid automobile driver’s license in good standing in his/her state of residence as well as proof of valid insurance within seven (7) days of Sponsor’s request.  If the winner fails to provide proof of valid license and valid insurance within seven (7) days of Sponsor’s request, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Winner will also be required to provide proof of valid license and valid insurance when picking up the Vehicle from the designated dealership.  Winner is advised to contact winner’s insurance agent or broker to ensure that winner is protected by winner’s own insurance within the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
Exact model, color and options of Vehicle and exact Vehicle to be awarded are at the sole discretion of Sponsor and subject to availability from Sponsor.  Vehicle pictured in any advertising surrounding the Sweepstakes may not be the actual Vehicle awarded.
6.Notification. Winners will be notified via phone and/or e-mail by 1 p.m. CST on June 12, 2014. and will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release, and/or rights transfer document within seven (7) days of receipt of such documents.  If any winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries, time permitting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor will have no obligation whatsoever to award Vehicle if the potential winner forfeits the prize after execution of the Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility.  Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.  Limit one (1) prize per person or household.
7.Conditions. Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes each entrant’s and winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by a winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes (including without limitation for purposes of disclosing the winner’s identity publicly) and for advertising and promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winners each agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or any other causes outside of Sponsor’s reasonable control. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified.
8.Additional Terms. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.

10.List ofWinners. To obtain a list of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 1, 2014 to:  Erin Hable, Thanx Media, Inc., 800 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.

11.Sponsor.  Thanx Media, Inc., 800 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.