Pilot Pen – Win a $10,000 Carnival Cruise gift card or $6,000 cash and more prizes by June 30, 2015!
PILOT CORPORATION OF AMERICA
“G2 SMOOTH SAILING” SWEEPSTAKES
ENDS AT 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on June 30, 2015
The “G2 Smooth Sailing” Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on April 1, 2015 and end at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on June 30, 2015
The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry (“Entrants”).
2.HOW TO ENTER
The “G2 Smooth Sailing” Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on April 1, 2015 and end at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on June 30, 2015
THREE WAYS TO ENTER: Eligible Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes through any of the following three (3) methods of entry:
1. Online: Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting The Sponsor’s Website,www.powertothepen.com/sweepstakes (the “Website”) and complete the online Sweepstakes registration form. Each Entrant will be required to provide name, address (including city, state, zip code), and employer), telephone number, email address and the name of their office supply dealer or provider. Each Entrant that fully completes the registration form will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
2. Smart Phone: Entrants can enter by utilizing a smart phone to scan the QR code which can be found on the Sponsor’s printed communication and media vehicles during the Promotion Period. Once an Entrant scans the code they will be directed to a mobile version of the Website which will include links and instructions to complete the online Sweepstakes registration form. Each Entrant will be required to provide their name, address (including city, state, zip code), and employer), telephone number, e-mail address and the name of their office supply dealer or provider. Entrants who enter the Sweepstakes by phone will be charged according to their carriers’ standard data rates, and Entrants should contact their carriers for pricing details. Each Entrant that fully completes the registration form will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
3.By Mail: Entrants can complete the “G2 Smooth Sailing” registration form found at independent dealer locations and mail it to: “G2 Smooth Sailing” Sweepstakes, 90 Rockwood Place, Rochester, NY 14610. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by June 30, 2015, and received by July 5, 2015. Each valid mail-in entry received will count as one (1) Sweepstakes entry.
Limit ONE (1) entry per person regardless of the method of entry during the Sweepstakes Period. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an Entrant who does not meet eligibility requirements or who submits more than the stated maximum limit of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, phone numbers and logins, or any other methods, or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may reject any submitted entry that it determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, fails to meet any of the eligibility requirements. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incorrect, incomplete, invalid, garbled, undelivered, stolen, unintelligible, misdirected or postage-due registrations, entries or mail, which will be disqualified. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Use of any automated system(s) to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all such entries as well as the Entrant. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that each entry becomes the property of Sponsor and that the Sponsor may use such entry for any proper purpose. Any personally identifiable information collected during an Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, Administrator, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules.
If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (i) infection by computer virus, bugs; (ii) tampering, unauthorized intervention; (iii) fraud; (iv) technical failures or (v) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes (defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE 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.
Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” 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.
4.RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (i) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (iii) printing errors; (iv) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (v) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any Prize. Released Parties assume 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. Released Parties 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 website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
5.DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION:
All potential Prize Winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received, in a random drawing by the Administrator, an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Prize drawing will be completed on or about July 10, 2015. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Each Prize Winner will be notified by the Administrator via telephone and/or USPS mail, or other home delivery service of Sponsor’s choice.
There will be one (1) First Prize, one (1) Second Prize, and one (1) Third Prize awarded.
• The First Prize Winner, upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a Carnival Cruise (awarded as a $10,000 Carnival Cruise voucher or gift card or gift certificate). All travel arrangements are subject to availability, blackout dates & other restrictions. Reservations must be confirmed at least (90) days prior to intend date of departure and are subject to availability at time of request. Prize travel must be completed by 12/31/16. Winner & guest, if traveling with a guest, must travel on same itinerary throughout. Rebooking and changes are not permitted. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. All unspecified expenses or travel requirements related to acceptance/use of prize & all taxes on prize are winner’s sole responsibility. In addition, the First Prize Winner will have the option of accepting a 60% Cash option $6,000 in lieu of the aforementioned prize.
• The Second Prize Winner, upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a Spa Day Experience (awarded as a $1,000 Spa Finder gift card or gift certificate). In addition, the Second Prize Winner will have the option of accepting a 60% Cash option $600 in lieu of the aforementioned prize.
• The Third Prize Winner, upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a GoPro Camera (awarded as a $500 Best Buy Gift Card). In addition, the Third Prize Winner will have the option of accepting a 60% Cash option $300 in lieu of the aforementioned prize.
One (1) prize per person allowed. No prize transfer or prize substitution will be permitted, except by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, if advertised prize is unavailable and only then for prize of equal or greater value. All other expenses associated with any Prize awarded or prize acceptance not mentioned herein are the responsibility of the Prize Winners.
By accepting a Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the Prize in question. Each potential Prize Winner will be notified by home-delivered mail, phone, or email, and must sign and return to the Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her Prize. Note: The Affidavits sent to the potential First Prize Winner and potential Second Prize Winner will require that the Winners provide their Social Security Number to the Administrator, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes. The Winners will each be responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of their Prize. The First Prize Winner and Second Prize Winner must note that the value of their accepted prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of these Winners for the value of the Prize. The Winners are solely responsible for all matters relating to their Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential Prize Winner, if a potential Prize Winner cannot be reached via phone within three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Prize Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if a potential Prize Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Prize Winner may be selected for the Prize at issue.
By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Prize Winners will grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time a Winner’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). The Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties 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 their Prizes.
8.USE OF DATA:
By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that 1.) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; 2.) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and 3.) Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrants and Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with United States law. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts of Florida, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these Official Rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The value of the prizes set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determinations of the ARV thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of any prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash.
10.WINNERS LIST REQUEST:
To request confirmation of the name, city and state of residence of each Prize Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by August 30, 2015, to: ASC/ “G2 Smooth Sailing” Winners List Request, 300 State St., Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.