PROMOTION/GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES
Sponsored by Rockstar Games.
NO ENTRY FEE. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO PLAY OR WIN.
Entry deadline is July 15, 2003.
1. Eligibility: The Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Big Playback Contestis
open to legal residents of the U.S. age 18 or older, who have an
active e-mail account and Internet access as of the beginning of
the Promotion/Giveaway period. Employees of Sponsors and their respective
parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion,
and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members and persons
living in their same household, are not eligible to participate
in the Promotion/Giveaway. Participation in the Promotion/Giveaway
constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance
of these Official Rules & Regulations ("Official Rules").
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. To Enter: You may enter the Promotion/Giveaway by: Submitting
your completed Grand Theft Auto: Vice City replay file, along with
required personal information, as per the instructions above. You
may submit as many replay files as you wish. As this is a skill-based
contest, the odds of winning are not affected by multiple entries.
3. Prize Drawing: All Promotion/Giveaway entries meeting the requirements
of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize judging,
to be held on or around August 1, 2003 at the Rockstar Games offices,
575 Broadway, New York, NY 10012. The judging will be conducted
by Rockstar Games whose decisions are final and binding. The winners
will be selected based on the overall criteria listed in the contest
description. Winners will be notified by e-mail and/or telephone.
4. Prizes and Odds: The prizes to be awarded from the Promotion/Giveaway
are as follows: Two Grand Prize Winners receive one (1) each ATI
Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB and one (1) each Vice City neon sign. Retail
value of approximately $500.00 (US) per Grand Prize Winner. The
odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries
received. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal,
state, provincial and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash
or other substitution of prizes is permitted. Sponsor will not replace
any lost or stolen prizes. Approximate total value of all prizes
to be awarded: $1,000 (U.S.).
5. Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified by e-mail within
five (5) business days of the final judging, and may be required
to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability
release within five days of notification. If a selected Winner cannot
be contacted after a reasonable attempt, is ineligible, fails to
claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility
and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete
or modified, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner will
be selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the
entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder
of the e-mail account specified in the entry. "Authorized account
holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to
an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service
provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution,
etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
6. General Rules: By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official
Rules. The Promotion/Giveaway is offered by Sponsor, Rockstar Games,
575 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, which is not responsible for late,
lost, delayed, incomplete, or misdirected entries, responses, or
other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise,
or for theft or destruction or unauthorized access or alterations
of entry materials, phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware,
software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties.
By participating and winning a prize, Winner releases Sponsor, its
parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees,
sponsors, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies,
from any and all liability with respect to the Promotion/Giveaway
or the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without
limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor's control
that may cause the Promotion/Giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted;
(ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental,
consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with
or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of
the prize, or from participation in the Promotion/Giveaway; and
(iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated
with the Promotion/Giveaway. Sponsor's decisions in all respects
relative to the Promotion/Giveaway are final. Sponsor reserves the
right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the
Promotion/Giveaway in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical
or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Promotion/Giveaway
is compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsor reserves
the right to disqualify any winner, as determined by Sponsor in
its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for paying any income
taxes on the value of the prize received. Void where prohibited
or restricted by law. All federal, state, provincial and local regulations
7. Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited, by accepting
any prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or
likeness, biographical information, winning entry and statements
attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes
without additional compensation. All entries become property of
Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Allow 6-8 weeks
for delivery of prizes.
8. Winner's List, Official Rules: For a list of prize winners or
a copy of these Official Rules, send your request and a stamped,
self-addressed envelope to Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Big Playback
Contest, Rockstar Games, 575 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 or (for
Winner's list only) send an email message email@example.com
with "Winner's list" as the email subject and Giveaway
name specified in the body of the e-mail.
9. Sponsor's Address: Sponsor is Rockstar Games, 575 Broadway, New
York, NY 10012.
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