Knowledge Networks / Safeway Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR COMPLETION OF A SURVEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  TAKING A SURVEY WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO ARE OVER 18 YEARS OLD, EXCEPT RESIDENTS OF FLORIDA AND NEW YORK.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

DEADLINES:  The Safeway Shopper Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will offer a sweepstakes drawing between June 13th, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST, and August 13th, 2012 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Promotion Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.     

 ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry; however, residents of Florida or New York are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Employees of the Sponsor or Administrator and their respective subsidiaries or affiliates and any advertising, promotional, and judging organizations associated with the Sweepstakes and members of the households and immediate families of such employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.  All entrants must possess a functioning email address throughout the length of the promotion and in order to claim any prize won.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator.  Such decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  These Official Rules are available online at http://safewaysweeps.gamerewardentry.com.  To obtain a written copy, send a request with a stamped, self addressed #10 sized envelope to: Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes Official Rules Request All Digital Rewards, LLC PO Box 3480, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86405.

ODDS: The odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of entries received.

HOW TO ENTER:  Enter By Taking a Survey. To be entered into the Sweepstakes you can participate in the Safeway Shopper survey.  Entry forms available at select Safeway locations.

Free Method of Entry.  You may also enter the Sweepstakes by mail.  To be entered into the Sweepstakes, mail a “3x5” index card with the name of the sweepstakes (“Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes”), your hand-printed name, date of birth, home mailing address, email address, and day/evening phone numbers in an envelope with proper postage to: Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes All Digital Rewards, LLC PO Box 3480, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86405. Mail-in entries must be post marked by August 10th, 2012   All mail-in entries must be received by Administrator by August 13th, 2012.  Limit one (1) request per envelope and one (1) mail-in entry per eligible person.  All requests must be hand printed and become the exclusive property of the Sponsor. None will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by the Sponsor.

The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, mechanically reproduced, misdirected, or postage-due requests, none of which will be honored.  No mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted.

PRIVACY POLICY:  The Sponsor and Administrator will be collecting personal data about each entrant in the Sweepstakes.  Collection of personal information is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy.  In addition to the Privacy Policy, the Sponsor and Administrator may use or share your personal data with third parties in connection with the administration and sponsorship of this Sweepstakes.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  For the sweepstakes period, the Administrator will first select one (3) potential Grand Prize winners in a random drawing from all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.  The drawing for the sweepstakes period will take place on September 1st, 2012. The Administrator’s selection of winners shall be final and binding in all respects.  All potential winners must meet all eligibility requirements in these Official Rules to qualify for the prize.  Entrants that do not win will not be notified.  All potential winners will be contacted by email, mail, or telephone within ten (10) days from the date of the prize drawing.

PRIZES

TOTAL NUMBER OF PRIZES TO BE AWARDED DURING ALL SWEEPSTAKES PERIODS COMBINED: 3 Grand Prizes with ARV $500.00 each

For all Prizes:  After verification, the winner will be provided specific prize claim directions.  The actual value of the prize is based upon the MSRP (manufacturer’s suggested retail price) value of the prize.  Maximum total actual reward value (“ARV”) of each prize is: $500.  Winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Winners may be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize.  The specifics of all elements of any prize in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by the Administrator.  Administrator reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value.

REQUIREMENTS OF POTENTIAL WINNERS:  Winners must continue to comply with the Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  Potential winners will be notified by the email, mail, or telephone number provided and in order to claim their prizes, each winner will be required to sign and return, within fourteen (14) days of the date notice is sent (unless otherwise indicated by Administrator), an affidavit of eligibility which includes proof of identity, a release and indemnification of Sponsor and Administrator, and an agreement to allow the use of the winner’s name, signature, biographical information, performance, voice, portrait, or photograph in publicity or advertising concerning this promotion without compensation (except in states where prohibited) and to fulfill any such other reasonable requirements as determined by Administrator.  If there is no response or a potential winner fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or where applicable, the liability/publicity release within the required time period, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.

GENERAL/DISCLAIMER, RELEASE, AND INDEMNIFICATION: Taxes and all other costs and expenses, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, mutilated, postage-due, illegible, unreadable, or printed information relating to the Sweepstakes (including typographical errors); any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, server, service provider, electronic, power, or Internet or other hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; data loss or late or incorrect data processing; Internet traffic congestion; service provider/Internet/Site inaccessibility, unavailability, or malfunction; garbled or jumbled transmissions; or unauthorized human intervention. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, RELATED ENTITIES, PARTNERS, PARTNERSHIPS, PRINCIPALS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, LICENSEES, SPONSORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASED PARTIES”)(I) MAKE NO EXPRESS WARRANTY, GUARANTY, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, (II) DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, AND (III) ARE NOT LIABLE FOR INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZES OR FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED BY LAW.   Entrant hereby releases and holds the Released Parties harmless from and against any claim or cause of action relating to the Sweepstakes.  Entrant further agrees that the Released Parties’ liability shall be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.   Sponsor reserves the right to cancel this Sweepstakes at any time without obligation or prior notice.

In the event that the operation, security, or administration for the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but, not limited to, fraud, virus, regularly scheduled maintenance, or other technical problems, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) modify the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules without suspending it; (b) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (c) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, the Sweepstakes, or any other promotions by the Sponsor.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of any part of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

DISPUTES:  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action relating to the Sweepstakes or any prized awarded shall be resolved, individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or federal courts of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.  By entering, entrant consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts, agrees to accept service of process by certified mail, and hereby waives any jurisdictional or venue defenses otherwise available.

WINNER LIST: The winners of the Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes will be posted on the Sponsor’s web site at http://safewaysweepswinners.gamerewardentry.com.  To receive notice of the names of the winners of this Sweepstakes (available after September 15th, 2012). mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes Winner List Request All Digital Rewards, LLC PO Box 3480, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86405.  All requests must be received on or before September 15th, 2013.

 SPONSOR:  The Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes is sponsored by Safeway:  5928 Stoneridge Mall Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588-3229 GfK:  2100 Geng Rd, Suite 210, Palo Alto, CA 94303   (collectively “Sponsor”).

ADMINISTRATOR: The Knowledge Networks Safeway Sweepstakes is administered by All Digital Rewards, LLC 151 PO Box 3480, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86405 (800) 309-6192.


 


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