“Best Road Trip. Ever!” Sweepstakes
Albertsons®, ACME®, Amigos®, Jewel-Osco®, Market Street®, Safeway®, Shaw’s Supermarkets®, Star Markets®, Carrs|Safeway®, Vons®, Pavilions®, Randalls®, Tom Thumb® and United Supermarkets®
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein. The “Sponsor” of the Sweepstakes are, collectively, Albertson’s LLC, New Albertson’s, Inc. and Safeway Inc., 250 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, Idaho 83706.
WHO MAY ENTER: You (“Entrant”) may enter the Sweepstakes if
(A) you have a valid email address,
(B) you are a legal resident of one of the “Market States” (Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington State, Washington, D.C., and Wyoming),
(C) you live within thirty (30) miles of a “Market State Store” ( Albertsons, ACME, Amigos, Jewel-Osco, Market Street, Safeway, Shaw’s Supermarkets, Star Markets, CarrsSafeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb or United Supermarkets) ;
(D) you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry.
Void in all other U.S. states, overseas U.S. territories, possessions, commonwealths and military installations. Void where prohibited, licensed or restricted. Employees of Sponsor, their parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Entry Period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time (MT) on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (MT) on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. There is no limit to the number of entries for a single person.
HOW TO ENTER : To enter the Sweepstakes, Entrants must do the following:
Sweepstakes Entrants can increase the value (“Miles”) of the Prize by submitting more entries and sharing those entries across any number of popular social networks. Entry and social network sharing contributions are accrued at the following rates:
The sum of Sweepstakes Entries plus Social Media Shares by the Sweepstakes Entrant equals the total number of Miles for this Sweepstakes at any given time.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant consents and grants any necessary license, release or permission to Sponsor for use of their name, photograph and/or likeness, and statements made by or attributed to Entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes, in perpetuity, in any and all worldwide media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast, and internet), for all legitimate business purposes including advertising and promotional activities without compensation, unless prohibited by law. Entrant affirms, represents and warrants that he or she has all legal right, title, license and interest to participate in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website or the Submission Form during the Entry Period, including any technical malfunction of any computer, on-line system, server, access provider, computer equipment, or software on account of traffic congestion on the internet or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material related to the Sweepstakes, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes.
VOTING PERIOD: The Voting Period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time (MT) on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (MT) on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Voting is limited to one (1) vote per person on any one (1) entry within a twenty-four (24) hour period from the time that the vote was cast by clicking the “Vote” button.
HOW TO VOTE : To vote in the Sweepstakes visitors must do the following:
via a desktop or mobile browser,
Use of any device or application to automate a vote or share is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated votes or shares. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds: (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online vote; (b) to have tampered with the voting process; (c) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are based on eligible number of entries.
SELECTING THE WINNER: The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for each entry will be tabulated by Sponsor and the five (5) eligible Entrants with the most votes, as determined by Sponsor will be declared the finalists (“Finalists”). A random drawing among the five (5) Finalists in each Division (as defined below) will be conducted using Random.org (“Random Selection Website”).
If, for any reason, this voting process is interrupted, is suspected of or found to have been tampered with in any way, or for any other reason that Sponsor believes in its sole discretion to be reasonably necessary, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners at its discretion and may take into consideration the number of votes received by an Entrant up until the time of the discovery of the tampering, the interruption or the cancelation of the voting process. If, for any reason, any aspect of this voting process fails to operate as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures or disruption, 'Acts of God' or terrorist attacks, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the voting process or for any reason Sponsor deems necessary, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Voting Period and reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine the Finalists and/or the Prize Winner.
PRIZES: One (1) Prize Winner will be selected from each of the following divisions:
Division Participating Banners Market States
Intermountain Albertsons & Safeway Montana, North Dakota, Utah
Nevada, Wyoming and Idaho
(excluding Coeur D’Alene)
Seattle Albertsons, Safeway & Alaska, Washington,
Carrs Safeway Coeur D’Alene, ID
Portland Albertsons & Safeway Oregon
Northern California Safeway & VONS Northern California, Hawaii
Denver Safeway & Albertsons Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming,
Southwest Albertsons, Safeway Nevada, Arizona, Utah,
& VONS New Mexico
Southern Albertsons & Tom Thumb Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana
United United Supermarkets Texas, New Mexico
Amigos, Albertsons Market
& Market Street
Houston Albertsons & Randalls Texas
Southern California Albertsons, Pavilions Southern California
ACME: ACME Markets Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware,
Shaws Shaw’s & Star Market Massachusetts, Vermont, New
Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island
Eastern Safeway Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland,
Jewel-Osco Jewel-Osco Illinois, Iowa, Indiana
PRIZE : One (1) Prize Winner will be selected from each Division and receive One (1) Ford automobile with an estimated retail value of up to Forty-Five Thousand U.S. Dollars ($45,000), but no less than Thirteen Thousand U.S. Dollars ($13,000). The final value of the Prize will be determined by the total number of Miles from the combined total number of entries submitted by each Sweepstakes Entrant from each Division and the Social Media Shares of each Sweepstakes Entrant from each Division. The choice of the year, make, model and any features of each Prize is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The Prize will be presented to the Prize Winner at a Market State Store location in our Market States within thirty (30) days of the announcement and verification of the Prize Winner. The Prize Winner shall be responsible for all travel-related arrangements and expenses to obtain the Prize including, but not limited to, transportation to and from the destination, meals, beverages, gratuities, excursions, telephone/Internet connection, incidentals, personal expenses, and travel/medical insurance. Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. In case of unavailability of any Prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value.
All federal, state and local taxes, insurance, licensing, registration, dealer doc and title fees connected to a Prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Prize Winners are responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes and will be issued an IRS 1099 form for prizes greater than $600.00 in value. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of a Prize. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning any Prize awarded. Lost or stolen Prizes shall not be replaced.
PRIZE MILESTONES: Based on the Miles accrued during the Sweepstakes, the Prize will increase in the following increments:
CLAIMING PRIZES: Only properly claimed Prizes will be awarded. As a condition of winning a Prize, each Prize Winner must complete and return to Sponsor any applicable forms required by a taxing authority or Sponsor within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the Prize notification. If any correspondence sent by the Sponsor is returned as undeliverable, or if a Prize Winner does not respond within the ten (10) calendar days, the corresponding Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will randomly select an alternate Prize Winner from among the remaining entries. Each Prize Winner must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. If any Prize Winner rejects his/her Prize, fails to meet the eligibility requirements, or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules and requirements, such Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will randomly select an alternate Prize Winner from among the remaining entries. Upon Prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
Should a Prize Winner make any false statement(s) in any document, or not have the necessary legal rights or permissions to participate in the Sweepstakes, the Prize Winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his or her Prize. In the event there is a dispute of a Prize Winner’s identity, the Prize may be awarded to the established authorized email account holder. Any Prize Winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such Prize Winner is the authorized email account holder. Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether the proof provided by the Prize Winner is sufficient. A list of Prize Winners may be obtained by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org following the conclusion of the Entry and Voting Periods.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes or acceptance of a Prize, Entrant agrees to release, hold harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against Sponsor, prize providers and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages (including death) of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, the awarding (including the determination of authorized account holders), acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize awarded herein. Upon delivery of a Prize to a Prize Recipient, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the Prize to such Prize Recipient with Prize Recipient assuming full responsibility for the Prize.
Entrant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties for any claim brought by a third party for use of any material including privacy and infringement claims. Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communication malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions, which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in these Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for any action or claim related to the Sweepstakes, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, in relation thereto and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules, or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or select Prize Winners from among the eligible entries prior to such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension for any reason, such as in the event that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor. Persons suspected of or found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Idaho, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any action relating to this Sweepstakes shall be initiated exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Boise, Ada County, Idaho (USA).
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