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SPONSOR: Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICAL RULES: By participating in the Alpine Underground Giveaways (the "Giveaways"), each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaways. The individual entering in the Giveaways is referred to as an "Entrant". Registration for Giveaways that require commenting and registration is free and available for all Entrants at http://underground.alpine-usa.com (the "Site"). The Giveaways are in no way sponsored by Twitter, but select Giveaways ("Tweetaways") will require Twitter participation. For Tweetaways, signing up for a Twitter account is free and available for all Entrants at http://www.twitter.com. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaways are open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Only Entrants logging onto the internet from within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia are eligible to enter the Giveaways. You may not participate if you are not a legal U.S. resident and are not physically located within the US during the Entry Period. Employees of Sponsor are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in the Giveaways. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
ENTRY PERIOD: The start and end times/dates (the "Entry Period") are defined on the applicable Giveaway post on the Site. All entry submissions must be received during the applicable Entry Period in order to qualify as an Entry (the "Entry"). Any Entry not received within the Entry Period will be disqualified.
HOW TO ENTER: Follow the rules and instructions on the applicable Giveaway, posted on the Site. By submitting your Entry you hereby grant to Alpine a limited license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute your Entry on and through the Underground as outlined by the Underground Site Terms. The Entrant must use a valid email address during registration. The authorized account holder of the email address used to submit the Entry will be deemed the Entrant responsible for the Entry. The "authorized account holder" must be a natural person assigned an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. For Tweetaways, the Entrant must own a valid Twitter account and email address for their Entry. Potential Winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
ENTRY GUIDELINES: The Entry must meet the guidelines as specified in the rules and instructions applicable to each Giveaway post. Each Entry must be suitable for display and publication in all forms of media, including but not limited to the internet, the World Wide Web, print, radio, and network, cable or satellite television broadcast. Accordingly, Entries must be dignified, modest and in good taste, may not be obscene or indecent, including but not limited to profanity, must not contain any offensive or defamatory statements including but not limited to words and symbols that might be considered offensive to individuals of any race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group, must not include threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace, it must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity, must not include any third party trademarks or copyrighted materials, including brand names, logos, text or other similar materials, it must not portray Sponsor or Sponsor's brands or products in any way that might tend to subject any of them to public contempt, scandal, disrepute or ridicule, and it must not in any other way violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations or network standards. Sponsor reserves the right to make determinations of suitability in its sole and absolute discretion, and to remove and disqualify any Entry it determines to be inappropriate for any of the reasons listed above, or for any other reason at Sponsor's sole discretion.
WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: Winners will be selected via random drawing by Sponsor. An Entrant with multiple Twitter accounts can only win once, and cannot win multiple times with more than one account. If an Entrant is randomly selected more than once, an alternate winner will be selected. Winners will be declared by Sponsor as defined on the applicable Giveaway post on the Site. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Entrants must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the Underground Terms and the Site Terms, as winning is contingent upon fulfilling all Giveaway requirements. Potential Winner(s) will be contacted via either email or Twitter as defined by the applicable Giveaway or Tweetaway post and will be asked to provide their first and last names, age and mailing address. If a Winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email or Twitter message, or if any notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason beyond Sponsor's control, the Winner's prize(s) shall be forfeited, and the Sponsor may select an alternate potential Winner.
WINNER REQUIREMENTS: Winners must fill out a prize acknowledgement receipt within ten (10) days of being notified before the prize can be shipped. If a potential Winner fails to sign and return the prize acknowledgment receipt within the required time period, the prize will be forfeited. All Winners must fill out and sign tax and any other required documents within ten (10) days of attempted notification or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate may be selected under the Sponsor's discretion.
TOTAL PRIZES AND VALUES: The prizes and retail values are defined in the applicable Giveaway post on the Site. Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. No substitution or election of cash in lieu of prize is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable at the discretion of Sponsor. All federal, state and local taxes, installation, and any other fees or expenses associated with any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes are non-transferable.
PRIZE DELIVERY: Allow 4-8 weeks from the end of the Entry Period for delivery of prizes. Prizes will be shipped out to the address specified by the Entrant upon notification and on the prize acknowledgment receipt. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or delayed shipment of prizes or incorrect postal addresses.
PUBLICITY CONSENT: As a condition of awarding a prize, the Winners of the Giveaways will be required to grant the Sponsor the right to use the Winner's name, and other biographical information, photograph, likeness, voice, opinions, statements and/or image, as well as Entrants' Entry for advertising, publicity and promotion purposes worldwide, without territorial, time or use limitations, including without limitation online announcements, without additional compensation or consent unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Giveaways will be governed by these rules and subject to the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. By participating in the Giveaways, the Entrant agrees that they have no right to bring (and covenants and agrees not to bring) any claim, action, or proceeding of any kind or nature whatsoever against Sponsor and its parent company, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective agents, employees, directors, officers, shareholders, successors and assigns (collectively "Releasees") in connection with the Giveaways. By entering and/or accepting prizes, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the Sponsor's decisions and to release all Releasees from any and all liability, loss, injury, or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in the Giveaways or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activities. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaways, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaways, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who (i) tampers with, or attempts to tamper with, the entry process; or (ii) violates any of the Official Rules.
INTERNET: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor and/or Releasees are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to computers, Entrant's or any other person's computer or any other property, relating to or resulting from participation in the Giveaways or downloading any materials in the Giveaways. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of the offer, administration of the Giveaways or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal Entries.
GIVEAWAY RESULTS: For the name of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Alpine Electronics – MKT Winners List, 19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance, CA 90501 for receipt. Be sure to specify which Giveaway you are requesting results for. Requests received after 30 days from the end of the Entry Period will not be honored.
The Alpine Underground Giveaways are sponsored by Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., located at 19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance, CA 90501. All decisions of Alpine management in connection with these Giveaways are final and binding on Winners.
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