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Notice To Online and Mobile Contestants:
This online and/or mobile entry opportunity is currently open only where featured to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. You must be at least 13 years old at time of entry to enter via an online or mobile entry method. Limit one such entry per person and per email address/mobile number per day per online or mobile location where you found these instructions unless specified elsewhere in the offer to which you are responding (excluding incremental, viral or “refer-a-friend” style entries, if offered, which are subject to terms, if any, as specified in the offer). Certain Presenting Promoters may impose additional entry opportunities and/or entry limits concerning the number of online and mobile entries permitted. In the event of a discrepancy between the online/mobile entry limits in these official rules and the additional entry limit specified elsewhere by the Presenting Promoter organization to which you are responding, the entry limit imposed by the Presenting Promoter organization will apply. Regardless of the aforementioned entry limits you may enter as many times as you wish by submitting a postcard to the P.O. Box address given below.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online or mobile entrant, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or other account associated with the entry provided that person is otherwise eligible. “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. If no e-mail address is associated with the entry, the authorized account holder is the natural person in whose name the account has been issued or services are billed. Potential Winner may be required to show proof of being the registered account holder. If applicable, online/mobile entries must be submitted by deadline specified elsewhere at the location where you found these instructions or by the prize deadlines in the official rules, whichever is sooner. If you choose to enter using your mobile device, data rates may apply. See your carrier for pricing plan details.
To enter via text message where the text messaging entry feature is offered, you will need to follow the instructions featured elsewhere in this offer to opt-in to participate. By submitting an entry via text message you are giving your express authorization to receive future text messages relating to the promotion from Presenting Promoter and/or Ventura Associates. Standard Data & Text Message charges may apply to all text message entries sent and received according to the terms in your Calling Plan with your Carrier plus any additional charges if applicable and disclosed to you via text message or other promotional message. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and will appear on your cell phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. You must have a text messaging two-way capable phone and digital service to enter using the text messaging method. Text Messaging is not available in all markets and may not be available through all Carriers. You may also enter for free as described below. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who has entered via text messaging, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Mobile Telephone Number phone account (“MTN”) as of the date entry was made. An authorized account holder of the MTN is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned a MTN by the Carrier or as shown on the Carrier’s records. The participating entrant is solely responsible for any costs related to text message entry.
All mass entries or entries generated by a script, computer programs, sweepstakes service, macro, robotic or use of other automated devices are void and will be disqualified. You may enter by mail in lieu of online, mobile or via text messaging by hand printing your name, address, daytime telephone number, & the Internet web site or other location where you found these instructions on a postcard & mailing it to Promotion Entry, P.O. Box 9306, Medford, NY 11763-9306. Mailed entry must be postmarked by the deadline posted elsewhere on this offer for online or text message entry if applicable, & received within 7 days thereafter.
No responsibility is assumed for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, wireless, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or via mobile phone transmission or any combination thereof. No responsibility assumed for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer/mobile device related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the promotion.
Caution: Any attempt to deliberately damage any service or web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal & civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Ventura Associates and/or Presenting Promoter(s) reserve the right to disqualify such entrant & to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law. In the event the promotion is, in the sole discretion of the Presenting Promoter or Judges, compromised by a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Presenting Promoter or Judges, which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the promotion, the Judges and/or Presenting Promoter(s) reserve the right in its/their sole discretion to modify, cancel, suspend or terminate the online or text messaging method of entry of the promotion, but continue with the mail-in entry method.
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, SALES PRESENTATION, OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, PAYMENT, SALES PRESENTATION OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Entry must be received by date specified elsewhere in offer or by prize deadline(s) below, whichever is sooner. Follow all entry instructions published elsewhere in this offer.
DREAM OF A LIFETIME (“PROMOTION”)
Winner(s) of prizes below will be selected from among all eligible entries received in random drawings conducted on or before 6/30/16 by Ventura Associates International LLC (“Ventura Associates” or “Judges”), whose decisions are final. Potential winners will be notified within 2 weeks of selection. All prizes guaranteed to be awarded. Open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia and Canada and to residents of other countries and U.S. territories and possessions only where offered & permitted by law. Void where prohibited by law.
If due to a printing, production technical, human or other error of any nature, more prize claims are received for any prize level than the stated number of prize(s) intended to be awarded per these Official Rules, the prizes at that level will be awarded in a random drawing conducted by Ventura Associates, whose decisions are final, from among all eligible, validated and non-suspect entries received.
DREAM OF A LIFETIME GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: You have not yet won. No purchase necessary. Grand Prize winner chooses from a variety of merchandise with approximately the same value (e.g., automobiles, vacations, electronics, etc.). Approximate retail value (ARV) of merchandise: up to $30,000 or $25,000 cash option. Estimated odds of winning: 1:20,000,000. To choose automobile, boat or any other vehicle, winner must have appropriate license and assume all responsibility for registration, title, license, taxes, insurance fees and any other options not expressly included. Promotion registered by Ventura Associates, 60 E. 42nd St., NY, NY 10165 & may be presented in different creative presentations by different organizations (the “Presenting Promoter(s)”). Begins 12/1/14 at 12:01 AM EST and ends 1/30/16 at 11:59 PM EST.
DREAM OF A LIFETIME DREAM PRIZE GIVEAWAY CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: You have not yet won. No purchase necessary. Prize levels First through Third will offer a variety of merchandise, electronics, jewelry, house wares, etc. First through Third prize winners only may select any prize offered at level won or cash equivalent of ARV stated below. Values at a given level will be approximately the same. ARV of merchandise prizes & estimated odds of winning: 1 First Prize (ARV: $2,000): 1: 20,000,000; 1 Second Prize (ARV: $1,000): 1:20,000,000; 50 Third Prizes (ARV: $100 each): 1:400,000; 1,000 Fourth Prizes – Watch (ARV: $72 each, no cash option): 1:20,000. Total ARV: $80,000. Promotion registered by Ventura Associates, 60 E. 42nd St., NY, NY 10165 & may be presented in different creative presentations by different organizations (the “Presenting Promoter(s)”). Begins 12/1/14 at 12:01 AM EST and ends 1/30/16 at 11:59 PM EST.
DREAM OF A LIFETIME BONUS/EARLY BIRD GIVEAWAY CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: You have not yet won. No purchase necessary. Bonus/Early Bird winner will receive check for $2,500.00. ARV: $2,500.00. Estimated odds of winning: 1:12,000,000. Promotion registered by Ventura Associates, 60 E. 42nd St., NY, NY 10165 & may be presented in different creative presentations by different organizations (the “Presenting Promoter(s)”). Begins 12/1/14 at 12:01 AM EST and ends 1/30/16 at 11:59 PM EST.
FOR ANY TRAVEL PRIZE: Winner and travel companion(s) required to sign liability release prior to departure. Dates subject to availability; travel must be completed within 12 months of award. Restrictions & blackout dates may apply. Winner and travel companion(s) must travel on same itinerary and possess all required travel documents. Minor must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. To receive any rental car benefits, winner must be a licensed driver, must provide proof of insurance and meet other requirements as specified by car rental company. Actual retail value of travel prize may vary depending on point of departure, travel dates and fare/rate fluctuations. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. All travel arrangements must be made through Ventura Associates or its designee. If in the judgment of Ventura Associates air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to travel prize location, ground transportation may be substituted for roundtrip air travel at Ventura Associates’ sole and absolute discretion. All expenses not specifically mentioned are not included as part of any travel package, and are solely the winner’s responsibility.
For a list of major Dream of a Lifetime winners (Grand, First, Second and Third Prize levels), available after 9/30/16, send self-addressed, stamped envelope by 1/30/16 to: Dream of a Lifetime Winners, P. O. Box 9317, Medford, NY 11763-9317
THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO ALL OF THE ABOVE (Collectively, “the promotions”)
All entries become property of their respective Presenting Promoter & will not be returned or acknowledged. Participating entrants agree to these rules and the decisions of Judges and the Presenting Promoters, which are final and binding and release Ventura Associates and the Presenting Promoters and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in these promotions, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance, use, and or redemption of prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in these promotions or acceptance, use or redemption of any prize.
Presenting Promoters and Ventura Associates are not responsible for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error of any nature in printing of any promotional notice, promotion number, entry form or prize notice, or in the administration of the promotions or announcement of the prizes. Any notice, prize number, entry form or prize notice containing a printing, production, typographical, human or other error of any nature shall be deemed null and void. No responsibility assumed for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, mutilated/postage due or mechanically reproduced entry forms, or entry forms that have been tampered with or not obtained through legitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified. Liability for an irregular entry form, prize number, prize notice or promotional notice shall be limited to replacement with another. Ventura Associates shall always have the right to take such other measures as it deems necessary or appropriate, in its sole discretion, to preserve the integrity of the promotions. In no event shall Ventura Associates and/or Presenting Promoters have any liability or obligation to award more than the stated prize(s) offered in conjunction with these promotions. Reference to third parties in connection with prizes and/or third party websites or services are for reference and identification purposes only and not intended to suggest endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with Presenting Promoter(s) or the promotions.
Ventura Associates and any of the Presenting Promoters are not liable for payment of any prize to entrants who have violated these official rules. Winners acknowledge that Ventura Associates, Presenting Promoters and all other businesses concerned with these promotions and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty or representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any merchandise prize except that such prize shall be subject to manufacturer’s standard warranty.
In order to win a prize, a winner may be required (at Judges’ discretion) to sign & return an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility/Liability Release, & where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 10 days of date on notification and may be required to provide proof of identity. Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more will be required to furnish their taxpayer identification number information before the awarding of any prize to comply with IRS tax reporting requirements. Failure to execute and return any required documentation within the time period specified and/or return of any prize notification or prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Acceptance of a prize by a minor (eighteen (18) in most states, nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) will require execution by parent or legal guardian of required documentation. Costs for goods or services not specified are winner’s responsibility. No substitution of prizes except by Presenting Promoter or Ventura Associates due to unavailability. Except where prohibited by law, winner(s) consent to use of their names, voices, hometowns, prizes won & likenesses for advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes on behalf of all Presenting Promoters and Ventura Associates and its designee(s), in all forms of media and by all manners (now and hereafter known), worldwide, in perpetuity, without any obligation, notice or additional compensation. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, provincial & local laws & regulations apply. Prize values awarded in U.S. currency. No transfer or assignment of prize permitted except to a surviving spouse. Winners responsible for all taxes on prizes. U.S. laws govern all aspects of these promotions. All disputes and claims arising out of or relating to these promotions shall be determined according to the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law principles, rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws and all participating entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in New York County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes. All causes of action arising out of or in connection with these promotions shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action litigation and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual, third-party, out of pocket costs and expenses incurred but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES , AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Winner selection executed at 60 E. 42nd St., NY, NY 10165. Ventura Associates, the independent judging organization, has provided all prizes at no charge. Ventura Associates and/or Presenting Promoters reserve the right to modify, cancel, suspend, or terminate these promotions if they become technically corrupted. In the event of termination, prizes will be awarded (if applicable) from eligible entries received prior to this date of termination. Employees of Presenting Promoters, Ventura Associates, their respective advertising & promotion agencies & any other person or organization directly involved with the promotions & their respective immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their spouses) and/or household members (whether related or not) of such employees are ineligible. The name, address, telephone number and email address, if available, provided by entrant to the Presenting Promoter will be forwarded to judging agency solely for its use in administering these promotions, and will be destroyed thereafter.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these official rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the official rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Any failure by Ventura Associates or any Presenting Promoter to enforce any term of these official rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these official rules.
If offered in Canada, Canadian residents, to win, must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill testing question administered by mail. Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
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