THE WHO MAY 2021 #1 SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
THE WHO MAY 2021 #1 SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sponsor: Universal Music Enterprises, a division of UMG Recordings, (“Sponsor” or “UMe”) 2220 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to The Who May 2021 #1 Sweepstakes; referred hereafter as the “Sweepstakes”.
Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Who May 2021 #1 Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:30:00 A.M. Pacific Time ("PT") on May 24, 2021 and ends at 9:29:59 A.M. PT on May 31, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). All entries must be received by 9:29:59 AM PT on May 31, 2021.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to any person who has reached the age of 13 or older (entrants under the age of 18 must have valid written consent from a parent or guardian before entering the Sweepstakes, which may need to be evidenced to reclaim any prize won and Sponsor may require proof that you are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes) in the state where s/he resides and who at time of entry is a legal resident of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States (including the District of Columbia). Void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Sponsor and its respective parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Released Parties”) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal and local laws and regulations.
To Enter: Access to the internet is required to enter this Sweepstakes. Visit https://shop.thewho.com/ and follow all onscreen instructions to enter by providing your email address, zip code and clicking “Submit”. After clicking “Submit”, you are officially entered into the pool of eligible entries (“Entry”). At the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, a potential winner will be chosen at random from all eligible Entries received.
Normal Internet access and data usage charges imposed by your carrier or online service will apply. All Entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. If an entrant submits more than the number of Entries allowed by these Rules, and/or if the Sponsor suspects that an entrant attempted to obtain additional Entries by using multiple email addresses and/or email accounts, registrations, identities or any other method, or if an entrant submits an entry on behalf of another individual, all Entries submitted by the entrants will be declared null and void, and the entrant may be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Only the “authorized e-mail account holder” may enter this Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the dispute will be resolved in favor of the individual who is the "authorized e-mail account holder" of the e-mail address provided at time of Entry.
"Authorized email account holder" is defined as the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (i.e., business, education institution) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor can disqualify an individual if their conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Sweepstakes.
Winner Selection: One (1) prize winner will be selected at random by Sponsor from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The Sweepstakes will be conducted on or around June 1, 2021 at the offices of the Sponsor (2220 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404) whose decisions are final and binding. An email prize notification will be sent to the potential winners by July 1, 2021, based on the information provided by participant on Entry. Potential winners will need to respond to Sponsor within forty-eight (48) hours and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability, as determined by the Sponsor or Sponsor’s agent and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”) within forty-eight (48) hours of the date/time specified on the prize notification or he/she will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be selected. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Rules, but is nevertheless under the age of 18 in his or her locale of primary residence at the point of entering this Sweepstakes, winner's parent or legal guardian may be required to execute any required document on such winner’s behalf . If any winner fails to respond to the prize notification sent to them by email within forty-eight (48) hours of transmission or if the Affidavit, Release, or if prize notification email is returned as undeliverable; or if a potential winner has failed to execute and return the Affidavit, Release or any required document within the specified time period; or if potential winner is otherwise found to be ineligible; or if the selected potential winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason; or if the prize is returned undeliverable, the potential winner will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected from all non-winning eligible Entries. The alternate winner will be notified and be bound by the same conditions and timelines as stated in these terms and conditions. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate winner, if any. Prizes will be awarded within four (4) to six (6) weeks after each winner’s verification. Should any winner be found to have made any false statement(s) in the Affidavit, Release or any required document, that winner will be disqualified and required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize. Except where prohibited by in any eligible state stated in these Rules, entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and/or any third party associated with the Sweepstakes to use each winner’s first name, last name initial, city and country for fulling any winner’s list requirements as required by U.S. promotion law.
Prize(s) & Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): One (1) prize will be awarded. One (1) prize winner will receive one (1) merch bundle from The Who consisting of: one (1) The Who “Sell Out” t-shirt, one (1) The Who “Sell Out” jacket, and one (1) The Who “Sell Out” slip mat. Approximate retail value of prize (“ARV”) $250.00. Total ARV of all prizes: $250.00. Prize is not redeemable for cash and is non-assignable and non-transferable. Any prize depiction is for illustrative purposes only. No substitutions are permitted except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to award another prize for one of comparable or greater value if a prize is unavailable. If applicable, the winner will be responsible for any federal, local sales and income taxes or other expenses relating to the use, acceptance, and possession of a prize. Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for, any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of a prize except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to any applicable manufacturer’s standard warranties. Prize will be shipped four (4) to six (6) weeks after winner verification.
Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Consent and Release: In all applicable territories, to the fullest extent possible in law, entrants, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from participant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of prize or any portion of prize, including property damage, personal injury or death.
In all applicable territories, Sponsor is not responsible for any suspension of the Sweepstakes or inability to implement the Sweepstakes or award the prize as contemplated herein due to any event beyond its control, including delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, utility outages, acts of terrorism or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or regulator. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of California, without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
In all applicable territories, ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO LEGAL FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF PARTICPANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant waives and relinquishes all rights and benefits afforded by California Civil Code 1542 and does so understanding and acknowledging the significance of this waiver. Section 1542 states as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DID NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN, BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR THE RELEASED PARTIES.”
Disclaimers: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (ii) any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes, or (iii) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes entrants: (i) agree to be bound by these Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. In its absolute discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to: permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules; and terminate the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), or to select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to termination. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Winners List: For the name of winners (after July 1, 2021) and/or Rules (before May 31, 2021), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The Who May 2021 #1 Sweepstakes (indicating which) c/o UMe, 2220 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Washington and Vermont residents may omit return postage when requesting a winner’s list.
Severability: If any provision or part-provision of these Rules is held by any court to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, it shall be struck out but shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any and all remaining provisions.