Anheuser-Busch – Busch Weddings – Win one (1) $300.00 pre-paid debit card that winner can use to purchase Busch beer for one (1) year

BUSCH® WEDDINGS
OFFICIAL RULES
 
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCEPT FLORIDA AND NEW YORK) ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES LAW.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  
 
1. ELIGIBILITY: 
“Busch Weddings” (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia (except residents of Florida and New York) who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry.   Employees, contractors, directors, officers and agents of Anheuser-Busch, LLC, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, wholesale distributors, retail licensees, and all other service agencies involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child and sibling), are not eligible to enter or win.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions which are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein.  
 
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:  
Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on April 14, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on May 1, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.  

 
3. HOW TO ENTER: 
(1)  Facebook:  If you are a couple whose wedding plans have changed in 2020, post a photo of you and your fiancé, tell us how you still plan to celebrate and include the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes (“Entry”). 
(2)  Instagram: If you are a couple whose wedding plans have changed in 2020, post a photo of you and your fiancé, tell us how you still plan to celebrate and include the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes (also an “Entry”). 

(3)  Twitter:  If you are a couple whose wedding plans have changed in 2020, post a photo of you and your fiancé, tell us how you still plan to celebrate and include the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes (also an “Entry”). 

(4)  Facebook: Tag one (1) person who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older who had plans to get married in 2020 and include the hashtags #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes (also an “Entry”).    

(5)  Instagram: Tag one (1) person who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older who had plans to get married in 2020 and include the hashtags #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes (also an “Entry”).   

(6)  Twitter:  Tag one (1) person who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older who had plans to get married in 2020 and include the hashtags #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes (also an “Entry”).   
For all Facebook Entries:  You must be a registered user of Facebook and follow Busch beer on Facebook in order to enter the Sweepstakes via Facebook. Facebook registration is free and can be obtained by logging on to www.facebook.com and following the online instructions to open an account.
For all Instagram Entries:  You must be a registered user of Instagram and follow Busch beer on Instagram in order to enter the Sweepstakes via Instagram. Instagram registration is free and can be obtained by logging on to Instagram.com and following the online instructions to open an account.  
For all Twitter Entries:  You must be a registered user of Twitter and follow @buschbeer on Twitter in order to enter the Sweepstakes via Twitter.  Twitter registration is free and can be obtained by logging on to www.twitter.com and following the online instructions to open an account.
For all Entries:
If entering with a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and any other applicable charges. Entrants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.  
Your settings must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your posts to be viewable by Sponsor and its agents.  Only posts that are viewable by Sponsor and its agents will be considered an Entry.
If the Entry contains additional people other than only the entrant, please note that the one (1) person submitting the Entry under their Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account will be considered the entrant and only the entrant is eligible to win a prize. No other person in the picture is eligible to receive a prize. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are liable for any disputes arising from or related to the Sweepstakes in this regard.
All Entries must be received and recorded during the Sweepstakes Period.  No other forms of Entry are valid.  See Appendix A for additional Entry Guidelines & Prohibited Content.  Entry must comply with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review any Entry for violation of these Official Rules and may, at its sole discretion, reject, delete, or otherwise exclude an Entry for any reason, including without limitation, if the Entry contains any Prohibited Content (as defined in Appendix A) or any other commentary or material which Sponsor, in its sole discretion deems inappropriate.  
 
4.  SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING: 
Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about May 2, 2020 from among all eligible entries received by Administrator, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Potential winners will be randomly selected from each “Group” of eligible Entries as defined below. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received per Group.  Limit one (1) prize per person.
Group 1: Two-hundred fifty (250) potential winners will be selected from among all eligible Entries received from entrants who entered on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter as follows: If you are a couple whose wedding plans have changed in 2020, post a photo of you and your fiancé, tell us how you still plan to celebrate and include the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes.

Group 2:  Fifty (50) potential winners will be selected from among all eligible Entries received from residents of the United States and District of Columbia (except residents of Florida and New York) who entered on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter as follows:  Tag one (1) person who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older who had plans to get married in 2020 and include the hashtags #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes.

 
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:  
All prizes will be awarded. Potential winners will be notified via direct message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and will be required to respond to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If a potential winner does not respond to the notification within the forty-eight (48) hour time period, prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected.  Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to respond to the notification within the time frame stated above.
Potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and, unless prohibited by law, publicity release to Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative within forty-eight (48) hours of prize acceptance. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, including verification that the winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older, the potential winner will be declared an official winner of the Sweepstakes.  If Sponsor cannot verify that the potential winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older, then the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be randomly selected. 
In the event of noncompliance within any stated time period, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected.  Any alternate winner selected will also be required to adhere to the time periods described herein. Any prize notification or prize returned to the Sponsor or its agencies as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the prize may be randomly awarded to an alternate winner.
Neither Sponsor nor Administrator are responsible for suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless, or land-line phone service or a change in an entrant’s email, phone number or mailing address which may result in a winner not receiving initial prize notification or his/her prize information. 
 
6. PRIZE DETAILS:  
Group 1 (250 total): Each winner will receive one (1) $300.00 pre-paid debit card that winner can use to purchase Busch beer for one (1) year.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $300.00.  
Group 2:  (50 total):  Each winner will receive one (1) t-shirt or one (1) coozie.  Exact prize to be determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  ARV of one (1) t-shirt is $10.00.  ARV of one (1) coozie is $1.00.  ARV is up to $500.00.
For all Prizes:
Alcohol beverage are not part of the prize.  If winner cannot accept prize as specified, prize will be forfeited and will be randomly awarded to an alternate winner.  Total ARV of all prizes is up to $75,500.00.  Any difference between actual value and stated value will not be awarded.\
Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  If prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value.  Prize winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prizes they receive, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used.  
If Sponsor so elects, potential winner may be required to submit to a confidential background check.  Such background check may include (but is not limited to) investigation of criminal, sexual offenses, or other arrest or conviction record, and any other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor to help ensure that the potential winner will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor.  If requested, the potential winner agrees to sign waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background information.  In the event of noncompliance, to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor, prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner.
 
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABLITY AND RELEASE: 
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Administrator and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries, and agencies (collectively the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, unintelligible, returned or undelivered Entries, email, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hardware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes or Website, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate Sponsor’s terms of service, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized Website access. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all such Entries, and may subject that entrant to disqualification. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of Sweepstakes be, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and determine the Winner from valid, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding Entries received from multiple users having the same Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, the authorized subscriber of the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account by the organization responsible for assigning the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account.  All materials submitted become the property of Anheuser-Busch, LLC and will not be returned. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND THE FOREGOING PARAGRAPHS SHALL NOT APPLY TO A RESIDENT OF NEW JERSEY TO THE EXTENT DAMAGES TO SUCH NEW JERSEY RESIDENT ARE THE RESULT OF SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR’S NEGLIGENT, FRAUDULENT OR RECKLESS ACT(S) OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT.  

Entrants agree (a) that Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, wholesale distributors, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, including death, or property, or rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, copyright infringement or portrayal in a false light resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, and (b) winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor (and agrees to confirm such agreement in writing) and those acting pursuant to its authority to use his/her name, submitted biography, voice and/or likeness and prize information, and/or Entry (and assign the Entry, which may be altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone or with other works, as solely determined by Sponsor) for advertising, trade and Sweepstakes purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval. 

 
8. PUBLICITY AND COPYRIGHT LICENSE:
You grant Sponsor an exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferrable right and license to exploit your Entry (including, without limitation, your name and likeness and the names and likenesses of any and all persons in the Entry, and any intellectual property rights (e.g. copyright, trademark, etc.) contained in the Entry) in any media now or hereafter known, without any payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party, for any purpose, including, without limitation, your Entry and any person’s property (physical, personal, intellectual property rights, and indicia) contained therein. The foregoing grant includes, without limitation, the right to reproduce, display, distribute, publicly perform, create derivative works of, alter, amend, broadcast, edit, publish, use, merchandise, license, sublicense, and adapt the Entry in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world, for any purpose, whether commercial in nature or otherwise, including in contexts and circumstances that result in your Entry being associated with a particular Sponsor or Sponsors. Accordingly, you hereby waive any objection to, such use including without limitation, distribution, reproduction, creation of derivative works of, public performance, or display of your Entry, and any claim for compensation whatsoever in connection therewith. Such waiver shall include any claim for infringement of any so-called “Moral Right,” “Droit Moral” or similar right or interest.
Entrants agree (a) that Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, wholesale distributors, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, including death, or property, or rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, copyright infringement or portrayal in a false light resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, and (b) Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor (and agrees to confirm such agreement in writing) and those acting pursuant to its authority to use his/her name, submitted biography, voice and/or likeness and prize information, and/or Entry (and assign the Entry, which may be altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone or with other works, as solely determined by Sponsor) for advertising, trade and Sweepstakes purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval. 
 
9. PUBLICITY AND COPYRIGHT LICENSE:
You grant Sponsor an exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferrable right and license to exploit your Entry (including, without limitation, your name and likeness and the names and likenesses of any and all persons in the Entry, and any intellectual property rights (e.g. copyright, trademark, etc.) contained in the Entry) in any media now or hereafter known, without any payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party, for any purpose, including, without limitation, your Entry and any person’s property (physical, personal, intellectual property rights, and indicia) contained therein. The foregoing grant includes, without limitation, the right to reproduce, display, distribute, publicly perform, create derivative works of, alter, amend, broadcast, edit, publish, use, merchandise, license, sublicense, and adapt the Entry in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world, for any purpose, whether commercial in nature or otherwise, including in contexts and circumstances that result in your Entry being associated with a particular Sponsor or Sponsors. Accordingly, you hereby waive any objection to, such use including without limitation, distribution, reproduction, creation of derivative works of, public performance, or display of your Entry, and any claim for compensation whatsoever in connection therewith. Such waiver shall include any claim for infringement of any so-called “Moral Right,” “Droit Moral” or similar right or interest.
 
10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: 
You agree that any claim or dispute at law or equity that has arisen or may arise relating in any way to or arising out of the Promotion or the Official Rules will be resolved in accordance with the provisions set forth in this Dispute Resolution section. PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS AND WILL HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT ON HOW CLAIMS YOU AND WE HAVE AGAINST EACH OTHER ARE RESOLVED. 
You agree that whenever you have a disagreement with Administrator or Sponsor arising out of, connected to, or in any way related to the Promotion or the Official Rules, you will send a written notice to the Administrator (“Demand”). You agree that the requirements of this Dispute Resolution section will apply even to disagreements that may have arisen before you accepted these Official Rules. You must send the Demand to the following address (the “Notice Address”): Legal Department, Merkle, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075. You agree that you will not take any legal action, including filing a lawsuit or demanding arbitration, until 10 business days after you send a Demand. If the disagreement stated in the Demand is not resolved to your satisfaction within 10 business days after it is received, and you intend on taking legal action, you agree that you will file a demand for arbitration with the American Arbitration Association (the “Arbitrator”). THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION LIMITS THE ABILITY OF YOU, ADMINISTRATOR, AND SPONSOR TO LITIGATE CLAIMS IN COURT AND YOU, ADMINISTRATOR, AND SPONSOR EACH AGREE TO WAIVE YOUR RESPECTIVE RIGHTS TO A JURY TRIAL OR A STATE OR FEDERAL JUDGE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT FILE ANY LAWSUIT AGAINST ADMINISTRATOR OR SPONSOR IN ANY STATE OR FEDERAL COURT. For any such filing of a demand for arbitration, you must effect proper service under the rules of the Arbitrator and notice to the Notice Address may not be sufficient. If, for any reason, the American Arbitration Association is unable to conduct the arbitration, you may file your case with any national arbitration company. The Arbitrator shall apply the AAA Consumer Arbitration Rules effective September 1, 2014 (as may be amended) and as modified by the agreement to arbitrate in this Dispute Resolution section. You agree that the Arbitrator will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute you have with Administrator or Sponsor. The Federal Arbitration Act allows for the enforcement of arbitration agreements and governs the interpretation and enforcement of the agreement to arbitrate. 
YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT FILE A CLASS ACTION OR COLLECTIVE ACTION AGAINST ADMINISTRATOR OR SPONSOR, AND THAT YOU WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR COLLECTIVE ACTION AGAINST THEM. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT JOIN YOUR CLAIMS TO THOSE OF ANY OTHER PERSON. Notwithstanding any other provision in the Official Rules, if this class action waiver is invalidated, then the agreement to arbitrate is null and void, as though it were never entered into, and any arbitration dispute at that time will be dismissed without prejudice and may be refiled in a court. Under no circumstances do you, Administrator, or Sponsor agree to class or collective procedures in arbitration or the joinder of claims in arbitration. Administrator and Sponsor agree that we will submit all disputes with you to arbitration before the Arbitrator. 
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant, Administrator, and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, or any claim or dispute that has arisen or may arise between you, Administrator and Sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  The place of arbitration shall be St. Louis, Missouri.

 
11. PRIVACY POLICY:
See Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://www.busch.com/privacy-policy.html for details of Sponsor’s policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes.  If you are verified as a prize winner, your first name, last initial, city and state will be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.
 
12. SPONSOR: 
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118.  
 
13. ADMINISTRATOR:
Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
 
14. WINNER’S LIST:
For the names of the winners, send a direct message to the Busch Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page and include “Busch Wedding Winner’s List Request” for receipt by August 1, 2019.    
 
 
© 2020 Anheuser-Busch, Busch® Beer, St. Louis, MO
© 2020 Merkle Inc.  All Rights Reserved.  

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.  

APPENDIX A
ENTRY GUIDELINES & PROHIBITED CONTENT
 
Entries must meet the following requirements:

Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies or communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate.
Sponsor shall have full right and power to copy, publish, broadcast, display, distribute, use, edit, translate, alter, combine with other material, reuse and adapt any or all portions of the Entry in any way and for any purpose whatsoever, at any time, now or in the future, in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the World in any manner whatsoever and for any purpose.
Entry cannot (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, reference nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (b) promote the excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcohol, or promote illegal use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous or any particular political agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain an image of anyone under 21 years of age; (e) otherwise fails to comply with the Beer Institute Advertising and Marketing Code as made publicly available at the following online location: http://www.beerinstitute.org/assets/uploads/BI-AdCode-5-2011.pdf; (f) contain or reference trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind (other than Busch), without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses; (g) contain copyrighted materials owned by others without permission; (h) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission; (i) refer to or depict any names, logos or readily recognizable features of a retailer of alcohol beverages (such as a grocery store, convenience store, restaurant, bar, or any other retail location that sells alcohol beverages); or (j) depict, and cannot itself be in, violation of any law.

Each entrant warrants and represents that the Entry: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published; (c) has not received previous awards; and (d) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity;

Any entrant whose Entry includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by the entrant (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons, buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including Sponsor’s use of such Entry, in a form satisfactory to Sponsor, upon request, prior to award of prize and/or naming of entrant as a winner.

Any Entry that, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is not in accordance with the guidelines as stated herein or on the Website, or is deemed to be inappropriate for publication is ineligible.

Incomplete, illegible, deceptive or garbled Entries are not eligible.

Any such entrant will indemnify and hold harmless, Sponsor from any claims to the contrary.

 
By submitting an Entry, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous and made without restriction, that it will not place Sponsor under any obligation other than as stated in these Official Rules, that Sponsor is free to publish or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Entry, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
By participating, you acknowledge that your Entry may be used in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries are the views/opinions of the individual entrant and do not reflect the views of the Sponsor in any manner. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit.