NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE THE ODDS OF RECEIVING A GIFT CARD. TO ENTER, YOU MUST BE A LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. HOW TO PLAY: To receive either a $10 Shell Gift Card or a $10 Jiffy Lube Gift Card, please log on to www.motoroilmatters.org and complete the required fields on the questionnaire. After you have completed all fields push the submit button. The Giveaway begins August 7, 2009 12:01 a.m. (CDT) and ends on December 31, 2009 at 11:59 p.m. (CDT).
2. GENERAL RULES: The Giveaway is open to legal U.S. residents. Employees and family members (i.e., spouses, children, siblings, parents, and persons living in the same households, whether or not related) of SOPUS Products ("Sponsor"), The Service Center, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers, and advertising and promotional agencies or any organization involved with the production, execution or distribution of the Giveaway are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Limit one Gift Card per person. Limit one Gift Card per family/household. No substitutions or transfer of Gift cards permitted except substitution of Gift cards for equivalent or greater value by Sponsor at Sponsor's sole discretion. In no event will Sponsor be liable for more than the stated approximate retail value per individual Gift card as set forth in Section 3 below.
Participation in the Giveaway constitutes permission to use a respondent's name, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and statements and/or testimonials in all media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate without any further compensation, notification or permission to the respective respondent, unless prohibited by applicable law.
3. PRIZES: 1000 Gift Cards will be given away. Gift Cards consist of $10 Shell Gift Cards and/or $10 Jiffy Lube Gift Cards. A maximum of 1000 Gift Cards will be awarded. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.
Total ARV of all Gift Cards: $10,000.00
4. WAIVER AND RELEASE: By entering the Giveaway, participants (i) agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Giveaway; (ii) agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, The Service Center, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, retailers, and web development companies and any other companies participating in the design, administration or fulfillment of the Giveaway, and the officers, governors, directors, agents, and employees of each of these entities (collectively, the "Released Parties") for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in the Giveaway or acceptance of or use or inability to use gift card or parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, 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. All responses become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. It is the respondent's responsibility to ensure that he/she has complied with all of the conditions contained in the Official Rules. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for any lost, late, misdirected, stolen, illegible, incomplete entries, or for any computer, online, or technical malfunctions that may occur. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway, or any technical or human error or negligence which may occur in the processing of responses in the Giveaway. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, responses. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage to participants related to or resulting from participating in the Giveaway.
If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of any of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Giveaway, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A RESPONDENT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
5. PRIVACY: Any information collected from the questionnaire is to be used for Sponsor's purposes only. Sponsor will not sell or provide a participant's information to any third party, except as necessary for the administration of the Giveaway or as required by law or legal process.
6. ARBITRATION AND CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in the Giveaway, respondent agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Giveaway shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest to respondent; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will respondent be permitted to obtain awards for, and rrespondent hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than respondent's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with responding to this Giveaway), and respondent further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of respondents and Sponsor in connection with this Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Texas, USA.
Sponsor: SOPUS Products, P.O. Box 4427, Houston, TX 77210-4427.
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