AAA Golden Ticket Sweepstakes
1. No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win: A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The AAA Golden Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are physically located and reside in the United States or District of Columbia at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. AAA Membership not required to enter. Employees, directors, and officers, and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse, siblings and respective spouses) and household members of True Car, Inc., TrueCar.com, Inc., and Zag (collectively “TrueCar”), and AAA and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter.
3. How To Enter
You may enter the Sweepstakes online or by mail. To enter the Sweepstakes online, log on to www.AAA.com, click on the AAA Community tab and complete and submit an official entry form during the entry period specified below, including providing first name, last name, address, phone number, and email address. To enter the Sweepstakes by U.S. mail, neatly hand-print or type first name, last name, address, phone number, and email address on a 3” x 5” piece of paper and mail in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: AAA Golden Ticket Sweepstakes, AAA Going Places, 1515 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607. You must complete and submit the online registration form or mail in your entry in accordance with the following entry period dates/times in order to be entered into the Sweepstakes: Online entries must be received between 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (ET) on August 23, 2011 and 11:59:59 PM ET on September 30, 2011. Mail-in entries must be postmarked between August 23, 2011 and September 30, 2011 and received by October 7, 2011 in order to be eligible. Incomplete entries will be void.
Limit one entry per household per day regardless of method of entry. Subsequent entries submitted from the same household will be void. No facsimiles allowed. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means; or that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, postage due, received after the entry period or inaccurate, are void. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, stolen, mutilated, undelivered, garbled, damaged, incomplete, illegible or misdirected entries or for malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software, or any other technical problems related to website entries or limiting the ability of an individual to participate in the Sweepstakes. Entries and any other materials submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Any attempt at entry except as above stated is void. Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock of the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. ENTRANTS WHO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES ONLINE AGREE TO BE CONTACTED BY SPONSOR AND TRUECAR REGARDING SPONSOR’S PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. HOWEVER, ENTRANTS WHO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES BY MAIL ARE NOT AGREEING TO BE SO CONTACTED BY SPONSOR OR TRUECAR.
If a dispute results as to the identity of an online entrant, it will be determined that the online entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address from which the entry is made. For these purposes, the authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
4. Sweepstakes Timing
The Sweepstakes begins on 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (ET) on Aug. 23, 2011 and ends on 11:59:59 PM ET on Sep. 30, 2011 (the "Promotion Period"). ENTRIES RECEIVED PRIOR TO OR AFTER THE ENTRY PERIODS SPECIFIED ABOVE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. AAA’s computer is the official clock of the Sweepstakes.
5. Winner Determination
The potential prize winners will be selected randomly by Sponsor by Oct. 14, 2011. The potential winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where legal, a publicity release, and Federal and State tax release, and to verify their mailing address and return these documents, properly executed, within seven (7) days of date of issuance of notification prior to issuance of prize. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, the entrant will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and a potential alternate winner selected. Allow 2 weeks for delivery of prize. Prize will be delivered to the address submitted on the entry form via certified or overnight mail. All claimed prizes will be awarded.
There is one (1) prize available. . Winners will be notified by phone, mail, or e-mail. The winner is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws pertaining to acceptance of the prize.
PRIZE - Winner will be selected from all of the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes entry period. Grand Prize: $5000.00 cash. Drawing date no later than Oct. 14, 2011. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Federal, state, and local taxes and any other costs or expenses relating to the acceptance or use of the prize not specified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, unclaimed, or stolen prizes. If winner is 18 years of age or older but deemed a minor in his/her state or place of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of a parent or legal guardian.
7. Limitation of Liability
ENTRANTS, BY PARTICIPATING, AGREE THAT SPONSOR, TRUECAR, INC., AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARENT CORPORATIONS, DIVISIONS, RETAILER, LOCAL SPONSORS AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS, AND ANY AND ALL INTERNET SERVERS AND ACCESS PROVIDER(S) (COLLECTIVELY, "RELEASEES") WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE RELEASED, INDEMNIFIED, AND HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS FROM AND AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY, FOR ANY INJURIES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY, TO PERSONS, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR DAMAGES RELATED TO RIGHTS OF PRIVACY OR DEFAMATION; LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT; LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NOT MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZES AWARDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, RELEASEES DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROMOTIONAL WEBSITE OR RELATED CONTENT, AND RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS RELATED THERETO.
Releasees are not responsible for printing or topographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed, garbled, or postage-due mail or entries/submissions; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, or fail to enter into the processing system; or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly; or are lost for any reason, including computer, telephonic, paper-transfer, or human error, or electronic, technical, computer, network or telephonic malfunction, damage, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, or any combination thereof, or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic and whether caused by Sponsor, TrueCar, users or any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may damage a user’s system or limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, in Sponsor sole opinion, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to award the prize from all eligible, non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification and/or to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited, this Sweepstakes and the Official Rules and all related claims, questions, and disputes are governed by the laws of Florida and, except where prohibited, venue shall be in the appropriate court of competent jurisdiction in Hillsborough County, Florida, for the resolution of all claims, questions, and disputes related to the Sweepstakes and the Official Rules.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such term or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who violates the rules or interferes with the Sweepstakes in any manner. If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by an individual to access any website associated with the Sweepstakes via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in that individual’s IP address becoming ineligible. Use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited.
By entering, entrants agree to: be bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes each entrant grants, where legal, to the Sponsor and its designees permission to use of their names, likeness, address (city and state), image, photograph, voice and biographical material and entry submission and prize information for future advertising, trade, promotional and publicity purposes by Sponsor or their designees, in any and all media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to any online announcements, or for sharing this information with the press for viewing, whether television or print, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law and, upon request, will provide consent to such use in writing.
9. Winner's Name
For the name(s) of the winners (available after October 14, 2011), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: AAA Golden Ticket Sweepstakes, AAA Going Places Magazine, 1515 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33607 by October 14, 2011.
10. Sponsor & Administrator
The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is AAA, 1515 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607.