Nrdc Natural Resources Defense Council – Spinal Tap Guitar 2019 Sweepstakes


Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering this online promotion. By participating in the promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.1.     NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. TO ENTER: complete the steps for one of the entry methods during the entry period: Contribution Method: (a) Click here and donate $10 or more, providing your name, address, email, and other information as instructed; (b) Free Alternative Method: Click here and enter by providing your name, address, email, and other information as instructed; or (c) Already be an existing, active monthly NRDC donor. The entry period is from 10:00 am ET on 10/15/19 to 11:59 pm ET on 11/15/19.2.     (a)     Eligible entrants must enter via one of the online methods described above. Limit one entry per person, regardless of method. Multiple entries submitted by a single person are void. Incomplete entries are void. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned, and proof of online entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry by Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (“NRDC”). All entrants and entries are subject to verification by NRDC. (b)     No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries permitted. NRDC will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, the malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or NRDC, or for any human error, lost/delayed data transmission, or any other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.(c)     By participating, you agree that you shall not upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful components or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.(d)     In the event of a dispute, all e-mail entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the e-mail account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an e-mail account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. (e)     All entries become the property of NRDC. NRDC will not share or distribute or sell entries to any third parties. Except where prohibited by law, by entering this promotion, you consent to being placed on an e-mail mailing list to receive information from NRDC and for other purposes in accordance with NRDC’s privacy policy. (f)     Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an e-mail account shall be determined by NRDC in its sole discretion, and NRDC reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the sweepstakes. 3.     The promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are at least 18 years old (or the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is older) at the time of entry. The promotion is not open to employees of NRDC and its affiliates, the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, such employees, and any other party associated with the development, execution or administration of this promotion. This promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws of the United States. All claims must be resolved in the United States. By entering, you agree that the federal and New York courts with jurisdiction in New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or cause of action arising under or related to this promotion and/or the awarding of any prizes in this promotion.4.     One winner will get Christopher Guest’s one-of-a-kind Spinal Tap Live Earth guitar (approx. Retail Value: $6,000).5.     One (1) prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries to be held on or about 11/16/19. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. The prize will be awarded.6.     (a) The winner will be notified by e-mail. The return of the prize notification e-mail as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Winner may waive right to receive the prize. The prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no cash or other substitutions will be offered except at the sole discretion of NRDC. No substitutions allowed, except that the prize and individual components of the prize package are subject to availability and NRDC reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.The winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on the prize. (b)     NRDC may, at its option, conduct a background check on each potential winner. NRDC reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner from receiving any prize based on such background check if NRDC determines, in its sole discretion that awarding any prize to such potential winner could result in a safety or security risk to any person or persons, or could result in the disruption of any event associated with the promotion. The winner must identify potential guests to NRDC within three (3) days of the date of notification and NRDC may, at its option, conduct the same background check and process applicable to potential winners. NRDC reserves the right to disqualify any potential guest in its sole discretion.  (c)     All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). (d)     Except where prohibited, participation in the promotion constitutes entrant’s consent to the publication of his or her name and image in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation and without further compensation. For the name of the prize winner send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to NRDC at 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10002.7.     GENERAL RELEASE. By entering the promotion, you release NRDC and its affiliates, and their respective directors, trustees, officers, employees and agents, and any other person associated with the promotion or the related event, from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the promotion or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.8.     The promotion and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York without regard to its or any other jurisdiction’s choice of law provisions. By participating in the promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of NRDC regarding the selection of the winner and all other aspects of the sweepstakes, which are final and binding in all respects. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. NRDC reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the promotion or any entrant’s participation in the promotion should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond NRDC’s control affect the administration, security or proper execution of the promotion, or NRDC otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the promotion as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the promotion, tamper with the operation of the promotion or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to NRDC, the promotion or any other entrant (in each case as determined in NRDC’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the promotion. NRDC reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the promotion.9.     SPONSOR: This sweepstakes is sponsored by NRDC. NRDC will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Sweepstakes Rules or in other materials relating to the sweepstakes. If you have any questions regarding this sweepstakes, please contact NRDC at 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011.