The Collected Group (Dutch, LLC)
Official Rules August 22nd, 2017
The Equipment “Fall Shopping Spree” Sweepstakes Promotion
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND FOR RESIDENTS OF PUERTO RICO AND ANYWHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
I. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Dutch/Equipment “Fall Shopping Spree” Gift Bag Promotion (the “Promotion” or the “Sweepstakes”) begins on Thursday, August 24th, at the opening of business hours at Equipment Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd #1925, Century City, CA 90067 (the “Participating Store”), and ends on the closing of business hours at the Participating Store on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
II. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (“D.C.”) (but not Puerto Rico), who are at eighteen (18) years of age or older (19 or older if a resident of AL or NE and 21 in MS) at time of entry. Officers, directors and employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates, and the employees and agents each of the foregoing, and any other entity or persons that develops, produces or distributes materials for or related to this Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate families (defined for these purposes as including spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, and each of their respective spouse) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above, are NOT eligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local and international laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
During the Sweepstakes Period, an individual (“Participant” or “You”) may go into the Participating Store during regular business hours and enter the Sweepstakes by filling out a physical information card (ask any on-duty employee if you need assistance in the process of entering the Promotion. Required fields to qualify for sweepstakes include first and last name, zip code of residence, and email address. A copy of the official rules will be printed and on-hand for review at the Participating Store’s cash register and available online at www.equipmentfr.com/sweepstakes.
One (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period submitted to a retail team member in-store. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registration and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Furthermore, all of the following may lead to disqualification:
· Any incomplete or illegible entry; and
· Any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the entry limit described above.
You may enter the Promotion only ONCE and only at the Participating Store.
By entering, you acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, as applicable. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, has violated any provision of these Official Rules, as applicable, and Sponsor’s decisions in this regard are final. Participants waive all rights and remedies at law or in equity for any claim they may have relating to this Sweepstakes as a condition to receive any prize for which entrant may be eligible to win. Incomplete and/or illegible entries are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected entries or any human or technical error which may occur in processing of entries.
IV. WINNERS DRAWING, NOTIFICATION AND ODDS:
Within a reasonable time frame after the close of the Sweepstakes Period, one (1) potential Prize Winner (“Prize Winner”) will be chosen by a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the applicable Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be administered by Sponsor, and Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the drawing. The potential Prize Winner will be promptly notified by e-mail after the drawing. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential Prize Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within ten (10) days of the Administrator’s first attempted notification of the prize or that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner selected based on the criteria herein. Sponsor will use commercially reasonable efforts to deliver Prize to Prize Winner following receipt of Affidavit. The Prize Winner may be featured on the Sponsor's Web Site and in other marketing materials.
One (1) Prize winner will receive an Equipment gift card with a retail value determined by Sponsor (collectively the “Prize”). Including taxes and service charges, the Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $1000.
No transfer or substitution of the Prize or its components is permitted, except as may be provided herein or in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All federal, state and/or local taxes associated with the prize are Winner’s exclusive responsibility.
VI. PRIZE CONDTIONS AND RESTRICTIONS:
All expenses not specifically mentioned herein, are not included as part of any Prize package, and are solely the winner’s responsibility.
The Prize is not exchangeable, transferable, or redeemable for cash. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. Prize details and availability are subject to change, and in the event that Sponsor is unable to provide the prize winner with the Prize won, the Sponsor may elect (but not be obligated), at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, to provide winner with the approximate value of such item in cash or award an alternate prize of comparable or greater value. The stated ARV of the Prize is based on available information provided to Sponsor at the time these Official Rules were drafted (and any difference in ARV at the time of awarding will not be reconciled) and the value of any Prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Unclaimed Prizes will be forfeited. All properly claimed Prizes will be awarded. The Sponsor and its agents are not in any way responsible or liable for damages resulting from shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. All decisions by Sponsor as to Prize Winners and Prizes are final.
VII. GENERAL PRIZE TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
All winners are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, province and local laws, rules and regulations. The Prize Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Prize they receive. Prize Winner may also be required to send a copy of their passport, driver’s license or birth certificate as proof of age. A Prize Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number before a Prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of a Prize Winner. If any potential Prize Winner fails or refuses to sign and return such Affidavit within the time period required by Sponsor or if the prize or prize notification is returned as rejected, faulty, unclaimed or returned as undeliverable to such potential prize winner, such potential prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate may be selected. Non-compliance shall result in disqualification and award of the Prize to an alternate winner. If any potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules, or if the potential Prize Winner cannot attend or participate in any portion of the Prize (as the case may be), or declines a Prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, damaged, intercepted, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the potential winners.
Prize Winner’s acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use the Prize Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state) for any and all public relations, advertising and/or promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor, in all forms of media and by all manners (now and hereafter known), in perpetuity, without notice, consent, review or approval or further compensation.
VIII. OPT-IN: By participating, you consent for the Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes. You are authorizing the Sponsor to send you emails as entered on entry form, about its products and services. You may opt out of receiving future e-mails from Sponsor by clicking on the link contained in any e-mail. You will remain eligible for this Promotion whether or not you opt out of receiving promotional e-mails from Sponsor.
IX. ENTRY ERRORS/TAMPERING: Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) physical card entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, postage-due or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions, damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (iv) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules; (v) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, (vi) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of Prize/Prize Winners; or (vii) malfunctions or interference resulting from illicit, malicious or injurious code (including but not limited to viruses, worms and denial of service attacks). If for any reason the Sweepstakes cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to transmission failure, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, or if the Sweepstakes is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and reserves the right, but shall not be obligated, to randomly select the winners from among all non-suspect entries received as of the date/time of such termination/cancellation or modification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or who enters using any automatic or programmed entry duplication method.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR OTHERWISE CORRUPT THE SWEEPSTAKES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method. Any entrant determined to be involved in such prohibited activity will not be eligible to receive a prize in this Sweepstakes.
SPONSOR IN ANY EVENT RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN WHOLE OR IN PART, WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTICE (the Sweepstakes is void for residents of Puerto Rico).
X. RELEASES: Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a Prize constitutes Prize Winner’s agreement to hold harmless Sponsor, and its parents, affiliates and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and the officers, directors, employees and agents of each of them (individually and collectively for the purposes of this paragraph (“Sweepstakes Entities”) from and against any injuries, losses or damages arising in any way from or in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes, the acceptance, possession or use of the prize, Sweepstakes Entities’ reliance upon winner’s compliance with these Official Rules, or winner’s participation in prize related activities, and further constitutes winner’s agreement that the Sweepstakes Entities may use winner’s name, voice, likeness and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media worldwide without limitation or additional compensation.
XI. GOVERNING LAW/DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor reserves the right to take such action as it deems necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation barring entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate federal, state and local courts located in California for any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded. The Sweepstakes is void for residents of Puerto Rico
XII. WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the Prize Winner send a self-addressed, stamped legal size envelope no later than December 31, 2017 to: Equipment Fall Shopping Spree 2017 Gift Bag Promotion/ Winners List, at the address of Sponsor listed below (VT and WA residents may omit return postage) or visit Sponsor’s website or Sponsor’s social media sites between the above referenced dates.
XIII. SPONSOR: THE COLLECTED GROUP (DUTCH, LLC), 5301 S. Santa Fe Avenue, Vernon, CA 90058
XIV. ADMINISTRATOR: Sponsor.