OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
1. THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Sony Reader Store Event Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) consists of eight (8) prizes for participants who check in to the Sony Reader Store booth (# DZ2034) at the 2012 Book Expo America Show at New York City, New York utilizing Foursquare internet application program starting: 06/05/12 from 11 AM PST to 3 PM PST through 6/06/12 from 11 AM PST to 3 PM PST (the “Promotion Period”).
2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes the entrant must participate by checking in to the Sony Reader Store booth at BEA by utilizing the Foursquare internet application program during the Promotion Period. Limit one winner per person. Must be present at the Sony booth during the Promotion Period to win.
3. WINNERS: The first entrant each hour during the Promotion Period to check in to the Sony booth utilizing the Foursquare internet application program will win. Foursquare will communicate to the entrant that they are a winner, and they must show the unlocked special to Sony to claim their prize. Sony’s decisions shall be final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes.
4. PRIZES: There will be eight (8) prizes. The prize winners will receive one (1) Sony E-reader. All prizes in this Sweepstakes are nontransferable nonredeemable for cash and non-substitutable except that Sony may, at its sole discretion, substitute a Prize or any component thereof with one of equal or greater value. Odds of winning prizes depends on number of eligible entries received.
5. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to participants who attend BEA during the Promotion Period and who are 18 years or older at time of participation. No Sony employees, or friends or family of employees, are eligible to enter or win.
6. RELEASE: By acceptance of a Prize, the winner releases Sony from and against any and all liability and claims or causes of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes, including those arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, any Prize related activity whether sponsored by Sony or third parties, or the acceptance or possession or use/misuse of the Prize or any component of the Prize.
ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKESIS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SONY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SONY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
8. DISPUTES: Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Delaware and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Delaware. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual incurred out-of-pocket expenses (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
9. GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to these Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of Sony, which are final and binding in all matters and all respects relating to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes the winner’s consent to the use of his/her name, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes as determined by Sony or its designees without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sony is not responsible for any entries that are lost, late, undelivered, or misdelivered.
10. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners send your request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to Sony BEA “Check In” Event Sweepstakes at16530 Via Esprillo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127.
Sponsor: Sony Electronics Inc., 16530 Via Esprillo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127.
Sony BEA “Check In” Event Sweepstakes Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Sony Electronics Inc.
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