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"THE HYSTERIA GIVEAWAY" ~ OFFICIAL RULES
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"THE HYSTERIA GIVEAWAY" ("Sweepstakes") starts at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on 5/17/12 and ends at 6:00 p.m. ET on 7/13/12 ("Email Entry Period") for entry via email and on 7/13/12 for the postmarking of a mail-in entry; with both methods of entry as detailed below. The Sweepstakes promotes the Sony Pictures Classics Inc. ("SPC") theatrical release of the motion picture "Hysteria" ("Picture"). The sponsors of the Sweepstakes are Sony Pictures Classics Inc., 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022, Landmark Theatres, 2222 South Barrington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064 and Jimmyjane, 702 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (collectively the "Sponsors"). The Sweepstakes is subject to these Sweepstakes Official Rules (the "Official Rules") and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and by entering, entrant agrees to be bound by them.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the contiguous Continental United States ("Eligibility Area"), who as of the date of their entry into the Sweepstakes are twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Employees of Sponsors, West Coast Marketing, a division of The Susquehanna Hat Company ("West Coast Marketing") and each of the foregoing entities' affiliates, and other Sponsor-authorized designees associated with the design, administration, prize providing and/or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), as well as members of such employees' immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) or households (whether or not related), are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes void in the States of Alaska and Hawaii, Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER: As stated above, there are two (2) methods of entry in the Sweepstakes; via email and by mail; with both methods detailed herein:
How to Enter the Sweepstakes by Email: During the Email Entry Period, to enter the Sweepstakes by email, in an email, provide your first and last name, street address (no post office boxes), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, email address and date of birth and send to the email address at firstname.lastname@example.org ("Email Address"). By submitting the required information to the Email Address you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes ("Email Entry").
How to Enter the Sweepstakes by mail: To enter the Sweepstakes by mail, hand print (no photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced or mass entries permitted) your first and last name, street address (no post office boxes), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, date of birth and (if applicable) email address on a postcard only and mail the completed postcard entry to "THE HYSTERIA GIVEAWAY", c/o Sony Pictures Classic, 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022 ("Mail-in entry"). ALL MAIL-IN ENTRIES MUST BE MAILED SEPARATELY AND BE POSTMARKED BY 7/13/12 AND RECEIVED BY 7/20/12.
Email Entry and Mail-in Entry may be referred to herein individually as an "Entry" and collectively as "Entries" and each submitter of an Entry, referred to as an "entrant".
ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES PER PERSON, HOUSEHOLD ADDRESS AND/OR EMAIL ADDRESS WILL BE ACCEPTED. ANY ATTEMPTED ENTRIES IN EXCESS OF THAT LIMIT SHALL BE DEEMED VOID.
The Email Address' database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
PRIVACY: Sponsors and their authorized agents will collect, use, and disclose the personal information you provide when you enter the Sweepstakes solely for the purposes of administering the Sweepstakes and prize fulfillment. The personal information you provide will be subject to the laws of the United States. All information provided in this Sweepstakes is subject to the Sony Pictures Classics
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Winners will be selected in a random drawing, held on/about 7/23/12 from among eligible Entries in accordance with the Official Rules. The random drawing will be conducted on Sweepstakes Sponsor's behalf by West Coast Marketing, an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winner are final. Potential Grand Prize winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Decisions of Sponsors and West Coast Marketing regarding the result of the random drawing shall be final and binding. Prospective Grand Prize and First Prize winners will be notified by email, certified mail, overnight delivery service and/or telephone by 7/25/12. Second Prize winners will be notified by mail or other delivery service (as determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsors) within sixty (60) days of random drawing, with the delivery of their prize. Prospective Grand Prize and First Prize winners will each be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release form ("Affidavit"), and a completed IRS W-9 form within ten (10) days of date of issuance.
Grand Prize winner's Travel Companion (as defined below) is required to be of majority age or older in the legal jurisdiction in which he or she resides at the time of Grand Prize winner notification or be the child or ward of the Grand Prize winner. Travel Companion (or Grand Prize winner if the Travel Companion is the minor child or ward of the Grand Prize winner) will also be required to complete and return an executed Release of Liability form within this same 10-day time period. Potential Grand Prize or First Prize winner's failure to return Affidavit or other required forms in this time period may result in the potential Grand Prize or First Prize winner (as applicable) being disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize or First Prize winner (as applicable) being selected at Sponsors' sole discretion.
If any prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, Sponsors may decide, in their sole discretion, to award the applicable prize to an alternate eligible Entrant subject to the new selectee's compliance with all the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
All federal, state and local tax liabilities, if any, are the responsibility of the prize winners. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) granted to Sponsors to use the prize winner's name, likeness, picture, voice, opinions, biographical information and statements for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media and manner and by any and all means now known or hereafter devised in perpetuity worldwide without additional compensation or limitation of any kind, and without the need to get any further consent.
Travel is subject to the restrictions and conditions set forth below. Blackout dates apply. Grand Prize Winner must provide a minimum of forty-five (45) days advance notice of desired departure and all travel must be completed by 7/31/13 or the Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and no additional prize element substituted. Any costs associated with Grand Prize receipt and/or use that are not expressly stated above are not included in the Grand Prize and are the responsibility solely of the Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion. Such costs may include, without limitation, any ground transportation, any unspecified state or local taxes or government surcharges or fees, trip and travel insurance and premiums, excursions, additional meals, drinks, incidentals, gratuities, telephone calls, charges for changing dates or other personal costs and expenses not specified herein and are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion. All travel arrangements are to be administered by SPC or its designee. Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion will be required to travel on identical itineraries including the same departure city and date, destination and return date. Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion will each be required to provide a valid passport at time of travel. If Grand Prize Winner elects to travel or partake in the Grand Prize trip with no travel guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. Air transportation and Hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. No changes will be made to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked except at Sponsors' sole discretion. All airline tickets issued in conjunction with the Grand Prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles or any other promotional benefit. No code-share flights, one-way trips or upgrades allowed. Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any and all excess baggage charges, upgrades, taxes and any other charges incurred after or in connection with the issuance of airline tickets. Sponsors or their designee will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once they are in the Grand Prize winner's possession, or in the possession of the Grand Prize winner's travel companion. Grand Prize travel is subject to capacity controls, availability and certain other restrictions, which may include a Saturday night stay, all of which are subject to change. Unless otherwise necessitated by prize provider, no stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as the Grand Prize; if a stopover otherwise occurs, the Grand Prize will terminate and full fare will be charged from the stopover point for the remaining trip segment(s), including the return. Once Hotel and flight arrangements have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by Sponsors. Any unclaimed and/or unused Grand Prize travel package elements will be forfeited by the Grand Prize winner and will remain the property of Sponsors. Grand Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable and has no cash value. No prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by Grand Prize winner. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value at any time in their sole discretion.
FIRST PRIZE: One  First Prize is available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes: The First Prize consists solely of (i) a selection of Form vibrators from Jimmyjane (as selected by Sponsors); (ii) a Sony Pictures Classics Blu-ray gift pack of five (5) SPC Blu-ray titles (selected at sole discretion of SPC); and (iii) one (1) "Hysteria" poster. The ARV of the First Prize is $705.
SECOND PRIZE: Five  Second Prizes are available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes: Each Second Prize consists solely of a "Hysteria" Poster. The ARV of each Second Prize is $5.00.
The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $4,835.
Prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable and have no cash value. No prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by a prize winner. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value at any time in their sole discretion. No portion of a prize may be sold, bartered or exchanged by the prize winner. If awarded, prizes will be awarded without any warranty of any kind beyond the standard manufacturer, retailer or service provider's warranty. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received and are equal regardless of method of Entry. All federal, state and local tax liabilities, if any, are the responsibility solely of the prize winner. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. Only one (1) prize will be awarded to any one (1) person, household address or email address in the Sweepstakes.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY/GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible or liable for Entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for Entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, postage-due or otherwise not in compliance with the Sweepstakes' Official Rules, and all such Entries will be disqualified. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsors and West Coast Marketing which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Sweepstakes Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iv) to release, indemnify, and hold harmless each of the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the "Releasees"), from any liability (including, but not limited to, liability for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of publicity or any intellectual property rights, any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity, and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind even if the Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys' fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant's entry, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights, (c) typographical errors in these Official Rules or any Sweepstakes promotional materials, (d) acceptance, possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use a prize (or any component thereof), (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, business or other considerations, or due to reasons beyond Sponsors' control, including but not limited to by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond any of the Sweepstakes Entities' control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules, (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (g) human error, (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Entry (including, without limitation, the Entry information or any parts thereof), (i) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Sweepstakes Site or any telephone network, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail or delivery service utilized by any of the Sweepstakes Entities or by an entrant, (j) interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Site or any other Sweepstakes-related web pages, or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (k) any damage to entrant's (or any third person's) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, (l) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (m) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Entries or mail, (n) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Sweepstakes Entities, or any of their agents or employees, and/or (o) cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), or other transportation companies, hotel(s), or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same, (p) lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or misdirected baggage or (q) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof). EACH PRIZE WINNER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO A PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF.
Proof of submitting entry information to the Email Address or mailing entry information is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced and Entries in excess of the number stated above from any one (1) valid email address and/or person will be disqualified. Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if the Sweepstakes or the Email Address (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsors' sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes or the granting of a prize or any component thereof, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event the Sweepstakes is cancelled, and to the extent possible as determined by Sponsors, Sponsors will conduct a random drawing to select Entrant(s) from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation, and to award the prizes (or any awardable portion(s) thereof). In the event that Sponsors determine that there are no eligible Entrants, Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to not award the prize(s) (or any portion(s) thereof). ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR EMAIL ADDRESS (INCLUDING THE EMAIL ADDRESS) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry to the Email Address, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account entered. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential Prize winner may be requested to provide Sponsors with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
ARBITRATION: BY ENTERING INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ITS PRIZING) OR RELATING TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THEIR ENFORCEMENT, ARBITRABILITY OR INTERPRETATION, SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO "JAMS" (JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES) FOR FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION, TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, BEFORE A SINGLE ARBITRATOR. THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE SELECTED BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES OR, IF THE PARTIES CANNOT AGREE, THEN BY SELECTING AN ARBITRATOR FROM A LIST OF ARBITRATORS SUPPLIED BY JAMS. IF THE PARTIES STILL CANNOT AGREE ON AN ARBITRATOR, THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE APPOINTED BY JAMS. THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE A CONFIDENTIAL PROCEEDING, CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. THE ARBITRATOR SHALL ISSUE A WRITTEN OPINION STATING THE ESSENTIAL FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS UPON WHICH THE ARBITRATOR'S AWARD IS BASED. THE PARTIES WILL SHARE EQUALLY IN PAYMENT OF THE ARBITRATOR'S FEES AND ARBITRATION EXPENSES AND ANY OTHER COSTS UNIQUE TO THE ARBITRATION HEARING (RECOGNIZING THAT EACH SIDE BEARS ITS OWN DEPOSITION, WITNESS, EXPERT AND ATTORNEYS' FEES AND OTHER EXPENSES TO THE SAME EXTENT AS IF THE MATTER WERE BEING HEARD IN COURT). NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE ARBITRATOR MAY REQUIRE THAT SUCH FEES BE BORNE IN SUCH OTHER MANNER AS THE ARBITRATOR DETERMINES IS REQUIRED IN ORDER FOR THIS ARBITRATION CLAUSE TO BE ENFORCEABLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
GOVERNING LAW: Each entrant acknowledges that the internal substantive laws (as distinguished from the choice of law rules) of the State of California and the United States of America applicable to contracts made and performed entirely in California shall govern the validity and interpretation of these Official Rules and all other causes of action (whether sounding in contract or in tort) arising out of or relating to these Official Rules.
NO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF: EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT HE/SHE SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, DISTRIBUTION OR EXPLOITATION OF THE PROMOTION, THE PICTURE, OR ANY OTHER PROJECT OF SPONSORS OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES.
OFFICIAL WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For an Official Winners List (available after 8/15/12), or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "THE HYSTERIA GIVEAWAY" (please specify Official Winners' List or Official Rules), PO Box 56436, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91413. The Official Rules are also available during the Email Entry Period at www.hysteriathefilm.com.