NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE STATE/PROVINCE/TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE) OR OLDER, AT TIME OF ENTRY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (EXCLUDING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC) ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY APPLICABLE U.S. AND CANADIAN LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA (EXCLUDING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC) AT THE TIME OF ENTRY AND/OR DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
ELIGIBILITY: Open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) who are 18 years of age (or the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence) or older, at time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Sony Electronics Inc. (“Sponsor”), Gage Marketing Group, LLC (“Administrator”), and their respective parent entity, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, any companies who are promotional participants or prize providers, web masters and web suppliers (and their respective IRS dependents (U.S. residents only), immediate family members (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and individuals residing in their same household) are not eligible to participate. Void in the Province of Quebec and where prohibited by law.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on May 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on March 31, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes.
TWO WAYS TO ENTER:
A) US customers visit www.sony.com/register or Canadian customers visit www.sony.ca/register and follow the instructions to register a Sony Electronics Product that was purchased between May 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 and has a valid model number as recognized by the product registration web site (“Qualifying Product”).
B) To enter without purchasing and registering a Qualifying Product, hand-print on a piece of paper your name, complete address (street, city, state/province, ZIP or postal code and country), date of birth, email address, daytime telephone number (with area code); then mail your completed entry in a hand-addressed stamped envelope to: Sony Electronics Product Registration Sweepstakes, 16535 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127
LIMIT OF ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON, REGARDLESS OF ENTRY METHOD. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different e-mail accounts or any other methods will void that person’s entries and that person will be disqualified. By participating, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
MONTHLY RANDOM DRAWINGS: Ten (10) potential prize winners per month (5 from the U.S. and 5 from Canada) will be selected from among all eligible entries received during each Monthly Entry Period in a random drawing to be held on or about the drawing dates indicated in the table below. Non-winning entries will not be carried over to the drawings for subsequent Monthly Entry Periods, if any. The drawings will be conducted at Gage Marketing Group, LLC in Minneapolis, MN, USA. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received per country for each Monthly Entry Period.
Monthly Entry Periods Entry Start Times/Dates Entry End Times/Dates Monthly Drawing Dates 1 12:00:00 am PT on May 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on May 31, 2016 June 14, 2016 2 12:00:00 am PT on June 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on June 30, 2016 July 14, 2016 3 12:00:00 am PT on July 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on July 31, 2016 August 15, 2016 4 12:00:00 am PT on August 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on August 31, 2016 September 14, 2016 5 12:00:00 am PT on September 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on September 30, 2016 October 14, 2016 6 12:00:00 am PT on October 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on October 31, 2016 November 14, 2016 7 12:00:00 am PT on November 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on November 30, 2016 December 14, 2016 8 12:00:00 am PT on December 1, 2016 11:59:59 pm PT on December 31, 2016 January 16, 2017 9 12:00:00 am PT on January 1, 2017 11:59:59 pm PT on January 31, 2017 February 14, 2017 10 12:00:00 am PT on February 1, 2017 11:59:59 pm PT on February 28, 2017 March 14, 2017 11 12:00:00 am PT on March 1, 2017 11:59:59 pm PT on March 31, 2017 April 14, 2017
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV): One Hundred and Ten Prizes (10 per Monthly Entry Period) : One (1) $100 USD MasterCard Prepaid card (prepaid card will be awarded in USD; value is approximately $130 CAN as of 4/15/16). Total Value of all Sweepstakes prizes is: $11,000 USD. MasterCard Prepaid card is not redeemable or exchangeable for cash and is subject to all terms and conditions of use as established by issuer. A 2% currency conversion fee will be deducted if prepaid card is used to purchase items sold in Canadian dollars. MasterCard Prepaid cards are issued in connection with a loyalty, award or promotion program. Prepaid card is issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC, pursuant to license by MasterCard International Incorporated. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. No cash access or recurring payments. Card is valid for up to 12 months, funds do not expire and may be available after card expiration date, monthly card account management and post-expiration card re-issuance fees may apply. Card terms and conditions apply, see MyPrepaidCenter.com/site/mastercard-univ. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen Prepaid card. Prize consists of only the item listed as the prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any reason. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner is permitted, except as permitted by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. All federal, state, provincial and local taxes and fees associated with the Prize receipt and/or use, if any, are solely the responsibility of winner. Canadian residents may also be subject to withholding taxes and are responsible for the reporting and payment of any income tax.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Participants agree to release and hold Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parent entities, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any companies who are promotional participants or prize providers, and Web masters and Web supplies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) harmless against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity, or for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize. Except where legally prohibited, by accepting a prize, winner grants (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use winner’s name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval.
LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, destroyed, inaccurate, delayed, incomplete, unintelligible, non-delivered, misdirected, stolen entries; or for incomplete, inaccurate, lost, interrupted or unavailable network, satellite, telephone networks or lines, cellular towers or equipment (including handsets), computer online systems, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs, servers or providers, or other connections, availability or accessibility; or for unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or miscommunications, failed computer, telephone, cellular, satellite, or cable transmissions, lines or other technical failure; or for jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or for any other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical, electronic or network, including, without limitation, any errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified (and all associated entries will be void), and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility to participate in this or any other promotion offered by Sponsor. Entries generated by robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from the website. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes, and select winners for the corresponding Monthly Entry Period drawing from all non-suspect, eligible entries received for such drawing prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Without limiting the release provided above, and for greater certainty, Released Parties will not be liable for (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by wireless device users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (c) any problems with or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; (d) any failure of any message to be received by or from Sponsor for any reason including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or wireless waves or at any Web site or combination thereof; or (e) damage to a participant’s or other person’s system or equipment occasioned by participation in this Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding prize claims or entries received from multiple users having the same billing address, telephone number or e-mail, the authorized subscriber of such e-mail account used at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be construed and governed by the laws of the state of California, without regard to conflicts of law. All suits or claims brought in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a state or federal court in San Diego, California.
WINNERS LIST: For a winners list, send an e-mail to Sonysweeps@gage.com. Requests must be received by April 14, 2017.
Sponsor: Sony Electronics Inc., 16535 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127
Administrator: Gage Marketing Group, LLC, 10000 Highway 55, Minneapolis, MN 55441