Giveaways - Official Rules
The following sweepstakes is intended for participation internationally, and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not proceed if you do not fall within the eligibility requirements set forth in the official rules below.
HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You need to be on our email list or have received a direct email from us to complete our Customer Survey before you are directed to enter into Sweepstakes. You will be brought to a web page that contains entry form where you will be prompted to enter your information. By submitting your information, your name and email will be automatically entered into a random drawing for the Prize (defined below) from among all eligible entries received. All entries must be submitted through this entry form within the specified Sweepstakes period according to all applicable directions as listed on the web site, or the entry will be void. Those who do not fill in all required fields will be disqualified. Entries generated by any automated means will be disqualified. OldShanghaiOnline.com ("Sponsor") is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from attempt to enter into this Sweepstakes. One entry per person/email. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The winner will be notified via email that he/she, subject to verification, is a Prize winner. If a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from Sponsor's first attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may be selected. If any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected.
This Sweepstakes is open Internationally to persons who are eighteen (18) years old and over as of the date of entry. Employees of Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or win a Prize. Additionally, relatives of such employees are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren.
Unless indicated otherwise, one (1) Prize will be awarded for each Sweepstakes. Approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Prize will vary by Sweepstakes, but in no event shall such Prize be valued equal to or more than five thousand U.S. Dollars. Currency of Prize value is always in U.S. Dollars unless indicated otherwise. No transfer, cash equivalent or Prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor may require winner(s) to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (if a US resident) or a Declaration of Compliance (if a Canadian resident) (as more fully discussed below). Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these official rules and awarding of the Prize(s). If legitimately claimed, the Prize(s) will be awarded. In no event will more than the stated number of Prizes be awarded. All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, are each winner's sole responsibility.
ODDS OF WINNING
The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received, if multiple entries are allowed depending on each Sweepstakes.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY / DISCLAIMER / OTHER REQUIREMENTS
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering a Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor without additional compensation. In addition, by entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to Sponsor to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised and hereby release Sponsor from all liability related thereto.
Winners may be required to sign, have notarized and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (if a U.S. resident) or a Declaration of Compliance (if a Canadian resident) within five (5) days of receipt of such document(s) or Prize will be forfeited. All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sweepstakes judges. If this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, because of any infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor's control which corrupts or threatens to corrupt or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes and Sponsor can perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release Sponsor from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any Prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any Prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant's ability to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these official rules in an attempt to obtain any Prize will forfeit the Prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Sweepstakes shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be brought only in either the State or Federal Courts located in San Francisco County, California, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. Each entrant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes; prevent others from using the Sweepstakes; or obtain or modify another user's non-public account information without their consent. Submission of an entry is acknowledgment of and agreement to be bound by all terms and conditions of these official rules. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an email entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor can modify these official rules in any way or at any time, as long as Sponsor gives reasonable notice.
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