THE FOLLOWING PROMOTION IS INTENDED ONLY FOR LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE
WORLD 18 YEARS AND OLDER ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED
ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT PROCEED WITH THIS SCENARIO
DESIGN CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THE PLANET EARTH.
2006 Scenario Design Contest
1.GENERAL. These are the
official rules, (the "Official Rules") for the Circus-Maximus.com 2006
Scenario Design Contest, (the "SDC"). The SDC is sponsored by
Circus-Maximus.com. (the "Sponsor"), P.O. Box 55112, Virginia Beach, VA
2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR
WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Open to legal residents of the world, who are eighteen (18) years and
older as of the date of entry, (an "Entrant"). Offer void where
prohibited by law. The SDC begins at 12:00am. Eastern Time (ET) on
September 1, 2006 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on September 30, 2006
(the "Promotion Period"). For purposes of these Official Rules, all
times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
3.HOW TO ENTER: To
access the SDC, log on to http://www.Circus-Maximus.com/sdc2006.htm. To
enter the SDC, Entrant must click on the Submission link as indicated
on the SDC entry page and following the instructions. Entrant will be
asked to provide his or her name, e-mail address, city, state, birth
date, gender and general marketing survey questions. Entrant will also
be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails. Consenting to
receive promotional e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed
to in order to win a prize.
Answering survey questions or consenting to receive promotional e-mails
is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible
to enter the SDC or to win a prize.
To complete his or her entry, Entrant must click on the "Submit" button.
LIMIT: ONE (1) ENTRIES PER PERSON OR TEAM (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ONE
PERSON OR TEAM HAS MORE THAN ONE E-MAIL ADDRESS) OR E-MAIL ADDRESS
(REGARDLESS OF WHETHER MORE THAN ONE PERSON OR TEAM USES THE SAME
E-MAIL ADDRESS), DURING THE PROMOTION PERIOD.
Sponsor, Promoter, and their agencies are not responsible for lost,
interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections,
miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or
telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled
transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or
electronic, including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate
capture of entry information online, or for lost, late, incomplete,
damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen, misdirected or illegible entries.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void.
Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will
not be returned.
4. PRIZE DRAWING(S): To
be eligible for the drawing, all online entries must be received by
11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2006. Winners will be selected
after all SDC submissions have been judged by our staff on or about October 15, 2006.
In case of dispute as to identity of a winner, such entry will be
declared made by the owner of the e-mail account, and if a prize is
won, and such owner is a valid Entrant, the prize will be awarded to
such person. E-mail account holder is the natural person who has been
assigned an e-mail address by an e-mail provider.
Sponsor will conduct the drawings. By participating, Entrants agree to
the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Sponsor's decision
will be final and binding in all respects. Winners will be notified on
or about the date of the prize drawing.
5. PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE/ODDS
First Place (1st): The Grand Prize
package consists of the SDC 2006 1st Place Trophy. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of
First Place Prize: $15.00.
Second Place (2nd): The Second Place package consides of the SDC 2nd
Place Trophy. Approximate
Retail Value ("ARV") of Second Place Prize: $12.00.
Third Place (3rd): The Third Place package
consides of the SDC 3nd Place Trophy.
Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of
Third Place Prize: $10.00.
Winner is solely responsible for any and all
expenses relative to participation in SDC (including acceptance of
prize, meals and gratuities) not specified herein. Sponsor will not
replace any lost or stolen or prize items. Prize returned as
undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within fourteen (14) days after
being sent will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Prize
is not transferable. No prize substitution or cash equivalent of prize
except at Sponsor's sole discretion due to prize unavailability for any
reason and only then for prize of comparable value or cash equivalent.
The prize is 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). All entries will
be declared made by the registered user of the e-mail address or the
mailing address of record.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. ALL
TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All entries will be declared made by the
owner of the e-mail address.
Employees or agents of Sponsor, Promoter, and their respective parent
companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies,
and the members of their immediate families (parents, siblings,
children or spouse, regardless of where they live) or those persons
living in the same household, whether related or not, of such
individuals are ineligible to enter or win. All federal, state and
local laws and regulations apply.
7. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
Prize winner will be notified by phone, email, U.S. mail, and/or
overnight courier, within twenty-four (24) hours after the prize winner
is determined. If potential winner does not respond to notification
(with all requested information) within two (2) days, the potential
winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected. Proof of
response does not constitute proof of receipt. Prize returned as
undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within seven (7) days after
being sent will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Prize
winner of a prize whose ARV is six-hundred dollars ($600.00) or greater
will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a
Liability Release, and, where legal, Publicity Release, within fourteen
(14) days of the date printed on the prize notification. In the event
of non-compliance with these requirements, winner may be disqualified
and an alternate winner selected.
MINOR POLICY: Users
under the age of 18 may not enter the SDC. If you are under the age of
18, you must have a parent/legal guardian enter the contest instead. In
the event of non-compliance with these requirements, winner may be
disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check of any and all
records of any winner, including without limitation, civil and criminal
court records and police reports. To the extent necessary under law,
winner shall authorize this background check. Sponsor may also take all
steps necessary to corroborate any information provided to Sponsor by
winner in his/her interview. In that regard, winner will be obligated
to provide necessary contacts and information so that Sponsor may
conduct such investigation. Sponsor reserves the right (at its sole
discretion) to disqualify a winner based on the background check, and
select an alternate.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel,
terminate, or suspend this SDC for any reason, including if: (a)
viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, fraud, technical
failure or other causes which corrupt or affect the administration,
security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the SDC; or (b)
earthquake, flood, fire, storm or other natural disaster, act of
Nature, labor controversy or threat thereof, civil disturbance or
commotion, disruption of the public markets, war or armed conflict
(whether or not officially declared). In such event, the prize winners
will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received
up to the time of such cancellation, termination or suspension, or in
such other fashion as shall be considered equitable in the sole
discretion of the Sponsor.
8. RELEASE, PUBLICITY:
By participating, Entrants release Sponsor, Promoter, and their
respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries,
advertising/promotional agencies, and the employees, officers,
directors and agents of any of the above organizations from any and all
liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by
participation in the SDC or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of
a prize or participation in any prize-related activities. Except as
otherwise prohibited by law, by accepting prize, winner grants
permission to use his/her name, address, likeness, photograph, and
statements to Sponsor, Promoter, and their respective parent companies,
affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising/promotional agencies for
advertising/publicity purposes in any and all media, worldwide in
perpetuity without further compensation.
9. DISPUTE RESOLUTION/CHOICE OF LAW:
Except where prohibited, by participating Entrant agrees that: All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the
rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and Promoter and
their agencies shall be governed by and construed exclusively in
accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA without
giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any
jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity
arising out of or relating to this SDC shall be filed only in the state
or federal courts located in the City of Virginia Beach in the
Commonwealth of Virginia and Entrant hereby consents and submits to the
personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any
such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this SDC,
Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of
action arising out of or connected with this SDC shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any
and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual
out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
participating in this SDC but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c)
under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards
for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and
consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages
multiplied or otherwise increased.
10. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS LIST:
For a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped
envelope by September 15, 2006 to: Circus-Maximus.com 2006 Scenario
Design Contest Official Rules, P.O. Box 55112, Virginia Beach, VA
23471-5112. For a copy of the Official Winners List, (available
approximately October 15, 2006) mail a self-addressed stamped
envelope by November 2, 2006 to: Circus-Maximus.com 2006 Scenario Design
Contest Official Winners List, P.O. Box 55112, Virginia Beach, VA
The SDC and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2006 by