Electric Forest Tickets +
Brainstorm Session w/ Bassnectar
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering this online sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below. NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
a. SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
b. SWEEPSTAKES OPEN ONLY TO DOMESTIC UNITED STATES INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE OVER THE AGE OF 18 (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IF OVER 18 UNDER APPLICABLE LAW).
IF YOU DO NOT MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND EQUAL CITIZENS FOUNDATION (“SPONSOR”) RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO YOU.
c. To be eligible to win the prize, entries must be completed and received by Sponsor in the format designated below.
d. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of their respective affiliate agents, professional advisors, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes.
e. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
2. Disclaimer. Sponsor, all participating sponsors and any of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will not be responsible for:
a. Any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries;
b. Telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures;
c. Any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor or by non-authorized human intervention; or
d. Any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
3. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00 a.m. (all times under Pacific Time) May 24, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on June 17, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to win a prize.
4. Prizes and Criteria.
a. Each of the two (2) winners will receive the following prizes:
i. Two (2) General Admission wristbands to one weekend of the 2018 Electronic Forest;
ii. A meet and greet with Bassnectar during the event;
b. Transportation to the Prize events will not be provided by the Sponsor. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs, or fees associated with transportation and acceptance or use of Prize.
c. Approximate Retail Value of the Prize is $620.
5. Odds; Taxes; Etc.
a. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF WINNER.
b. All prizes will be awarded. A Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternative Winner if the Winner Affidavit and Release materials (see Sections 10 and 11 below) are not returned as required by Winner or if two (2) attempts to contact Winner by email are not successful.
c. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize.
d. Limit one prize per email address. 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).
6. Identity of Entrant. In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with that account at time of entry.
a. An 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.
b. The potential Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
7. How to Enter. Participants may enter (and receive an “Entry” into the Sweepstakes) as follows.
a. Limited to one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void.
b. An “Entry” is completed by submitting the Sweepstakes Submission Form at https://equalcitizens.us/creative-democracy-ticket-sweepstakes-enty-form/
c. By entering the Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant that all equipment, materials and facilities used to enter the Sweepstakes are owned by you and were not provided by a foreign national.
d. Failure to submit all required information in the manner required in these Official Rules and/or any entry or contribution form may result in disqualification. Proof of online entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry by Sponsor. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Sponsor. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
8. Sweepstakes Rules and Intellectual Property.
a. The Winners will be determined by a random drawing from all eligible entries on June 18, 2018.
b. In the event the Winner(s) is not available within 3 days of being contacted, the Winner(s) will be re-selected. Potential winners will be notified by email. To claim the prize, the potential winner should follow the instructions contained in his/her notification.
c. All copyright and other rights in and to the computer programs, computer applications, Web applications, database programs, Web content files, and all written, graphic, audio, and audiovisual works incorporated into and utilized on the Sponsor’s website shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor (“Sponsor Intellectual Property”). You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such Sponsor Intellectual Property.
d. When submitting your Entry, you agree that you will not:
- submit an Entry in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations of any country;
- impersonate any person or entity, real or fictitious, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- make unauthorized use of any Sponsor trademarks or service marks;
- upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit or create an Entry that contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, time bombs, cancel bots, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;
- upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, or promotional materials, that are in the nature of “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation that Sponsor considers in its sole discretion to be of such nature;
- provide information that you know is false or misleading.
Unauthorized or questionable Entries may be subject to investigation. Violations may result in a range of actions subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, including without limitation legal action, including civil, criminal, and/or injunctive action.
9. General Release and Indemnification.
a. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor and all Released Parties 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 Sweepstakes 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 any other theory.
b. You hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, from all damages, liabilities, claims, and expenses, including without limitation attorneys’ fees and costs, arising from any breach of these Rules by you, or from or based any action or inaction by you in connection with an Entry to the Sweepstakes.
If there is any claim, controversy, or dispute at law or equity about these Rules (“Claim”), you agree that we will resolve any Claim in accordance with this paragraph. This Agreement will be governed in all respects by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree that any Claim must be resolved by a court located in the District of Columbia. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within the District of Columbia, for the purpose of litigating all Claims.
10. Use of Winner Name, Likeness, Etc.
a. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use each Winner’s name and/or prize information, without limitation, for Sweepstakes purposes without further permission or compensation.
b. As a condition of being awarded any Prize, except where prohibited by law, each Winner may be required to execute a consent for Sweepstakes purposes without further permission or compensation.
11. Affidavit & Release; Background Security Check.
a. As a condition of being awarded any Prize, each Winner will be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
b. Sponsor may, at its option, conduct due diligence on each potential Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person from receiving any prize based on such due diligence if Sponsor 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, could result in the disruption of any event associated with the Sweepstakes, or for any other reason as determined by the Sponsor.
12. Winner List; Rules Request.
a. For a copy of the winner list, visit https://equalcitizens.us/creativedemocracy/ after June 18, 2018.
b. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, visit https://equalcitizens.us/creative-democracy-ticket-giveaway-official-rules/
13. Intellectual Property Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2018 by Equal Citizens Foundation. All rights reserved.
a. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America, without regard to its or any other jurisdiction’s choice of law provisions.
b. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
c. 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.
d. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned.
e. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes.
f. Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
15. Sponsor. Equal Citizens Foundation: https://equalcitizens.us