Bob’s Discount Furniture “Vote Your Favorite Islanders Charity” Sweepstakes
Bob’s Discount Furniture “Vote Your Favorite Islanders Charity” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATION. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc., the New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. (the “New York Islanders”) and the NHL Entities (defined herein). The “NHL Entities” shall mean the National Hockey League, its member professional hockey clubs (other than the New York Islanders), and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees. You understand that you are providing your information to Bob’s Discount Furniture, LLC and not to Facebook, Inc. or the New York Islanders.
The Bob’s Discount Furniture Vote Your Favorite Islanders Charity Sweepstakes (
begins with a call for entries on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST") and ends with the determination of a winner on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”
). The Facebook data clock will be the timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES:
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s unconditional acceptance of and agreement to these Sweepstakes Official Rules (the “Official Rules”
) and the decisions of the sponsor of the Sweepstakes, Bob’s Discount Furniture 428 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT 06040 (the “Sponsor”
), whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Queens, Kings, Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New York, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, New York Islanders, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the NHL Entities, the promotion prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, agents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, sales representatives, retailers, printers, individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of Sweepstakes materials, their advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other persons associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”
), and each of their immediate family members (as defined by the IRS) and/or people living in the same household, whether related or not, are not eligible to participate. Eligibility is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER:
One entry per person is permitted during the Sweepstakes Period. Posting or commenting on the Sponsor’s Facebook Wall does not constitute an official entry. You can enter the Sweepstakes through Sponsor’s application on www.facebook.com (the "Facebook Site"
) during the Sweepstakes Period. The deadline for submitting entries to the Sweepstakes is Monday, April 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). To enter the Sweepstakes (a) visit the Facebook Site and log into your Facebook account (b) visit the Sponsor’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mybobs
(c) click on the Islanders Vote tab or the timeline link (d) click on the Enter Sweepstakes button (e) follow the instructions to complete the entry form fully and accurately with all required information (which may include your full name, full address, city, state, telephone number and age) (f) agree to the Official Rules.
Entries made by any other individual other than the person named in the Entry, or by any entity, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, and/or through other third-party websites or software programs are prohibited and will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access service provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
By entering the Promotion, entrants also grant Sponsor, the New York Islanders and the NHL Entities and each of their assigns the right and permission to use the name, address (city and state) picture, voice, likeness, biographical data, photograph, prize information, testimonial or other likeness and/or information or personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof), including the entrants’ Entries and photographs and/or videos of the winner and the winner’s guests attending the April 13, 2013 New York Islanders home game and/or any information contained in the Entry form for trade, promotional, advertising, and/or publicity purposes in any media, now or hereafter known, including on-line at http://islanders.nhl.com
throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation or notice to, or further consent of, the entrants and winner, to the extent permitted by law.PRIZE:
One (1) winner will receive four (4) lower level game tickets and VIP parking for one (1) vehicle to attend the 7 p.m. game between the New York Islanders vs. the New York Rangers at, and a pre-game guided tour for four (4) persons of, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, April 13, 2013 (collectively, the “Prize”
). The Approximate Retail Value of the Prize is five-hundred dollars ($500.00). Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. No cash alternative or substitution will be allowed or provided, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any portion of Prize for one of equal or greater value, including in the case where such game is cancelled or postponed. Actual odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:
One potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from entries to the sweepstakes. Winner selection will be held on Monday, April 8, 2013. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. The potential winner will be selected from all eligible entries to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Prize award is subject to verification by the Sponsor and potential Prizewinner must meet all eligibility requirements and fully comply with these Official Rules.
On or about Monday, April 8, 2013, potential prizewinner will be notified by email and or telephone, using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Potential prizewinner will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release (granting the use of the winner(s) names, city/state, likeness, or photography by Sponsor for advertising/publicity purposes, without further compensation) within two (2) days of attempted notification or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential prize winning notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by any potential winner for any reason. If any potential prizewinner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prizewinner will be disqualified and an alternate prizewinner may be selected.CLAIMING PRIZES:
After the prize is claimed (subject to Sponsor’s verification of eligibility), the Prize will be awarded as follows. Four (4) lower level seat game tickets will be shipped via overnight shipping to the address supplied by the prizewinner at the time of entry. Prizewinner’s name will be placed on the list for the VIP parking lot at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for the Saturday, April 13, 2013 game. Detailed instructions for the pre-game guided tour for four (4) persons will be included with shipment of the four (4) lower level seat game tickets. Prizewinner is responsible for any and all applicable fees, federal, state and local taxes, if any, and any other expenses associated with acceptance or use of Prize. Acceptance of any prize constitutes prizewinner's permission for the Sponsor to use prizewinner's name, photograph, image, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the "Attributes"
), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and releases the Bob’s Discount Furniture from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.
By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees on behalf of itself and each of entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (A) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and the Promotion Entities and each of their parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and the respective officers, directors, and employees of each (collectively, “Released Parties”
) from any and all liability, rights claims and causes of action that entrant may have or which may arise against the Released Parties for any illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or personal or property damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (B) 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, with respect to any Prize, including, without limitation, to such Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose; and (C) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any Prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE:
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, or stolen submissions or prize notifications, or any typographical error(s) in any Sweepstakes related materials, including, but not limited to, the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or illegible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. No forged, mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure”
event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. 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 shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.DISPUTES:THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND APPLICABLE FEDERAL LAWS. ENTRANT AGREES THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND HEREBY CONSENTS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS OF CONNECTICUT. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM BY ENTRANT SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ENTRANT BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEFPRIVACY:
The winner will be posted at http://www.facebook.com/mybobs/
between Monday, April 8, 2013 and Friday, April 12, 2013.