NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The "M.A.R.C.901” ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:01 p.m. ("Sweepstakes Start Date"), Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") on November 25, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on December 21, 2014 ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, 545 New Park Avenue, Hartford CT 06110 (the "Sponsor"), which is solely responsible for all aspects of this Sweepstakes.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older as of the Sweepstakes Start Date and who are able to legally purchase a firearm in the state and locale in which they reside. Entrants must have a valid government-issued driver's license or proof of identification. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the forfeiture of the prize. By entering this Sweepstakes, participants agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. This offer is void where prohibited by law, and subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor, its divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, and any other entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
How to Enter: Eligible participants can be entered into the Sweepstakes by going to the Sponsor's website, www.colt.com/MARC901 and completing the online registration form during the Sweepstakes Period. Each entrant must provide his or her first name, last name, date of birth, gender, complete mailing address (no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number and email address. LIMIT one entry per person, per email address, per week. Once submitted, an entry cannot be deleted, canceled or modified. Entries must originate through www.colt.com to be eligible. Enter using only an e-mail address subscribed and registered in your name. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same e-mail account, subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entries that are forged, altered, garbled, or generated by a macro, bot or other automated means will not be accepted and will be void. In order to be eligible, entries must actually be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received by Sponsor before the start of the Sweepstakes Period or after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be discarded and deemed VOID. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an entry is "received" when the website's servers record the entry information. Proof of submitting a Sweepstakes entry form online (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or "thanks for entering" screen or message) will not be deemed by Sponsor to constitute proof of actual receipt by Sponsor of an entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, do not provide the required information in their entry form, or do not abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor, will be disqualified. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or using any email address other than the entrant's or any other website, including, without limitation, commercial promotion subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified.
Official Rules Available at: www.colt.com/MARC901, or by mail as set forth below.
Prizes: Following the conclusion of the Sweepstakes, one (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received.
Grand Prize winner will receive a Colt® AR901-16S Carbine in .308 Win. caliber. (Approximate Retail Value – $1623).
All local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All winners are subject to verification and all prize transfers are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations, and Sponsor's approval in its sole discretion.
Prize Conditions: The Grand Prize winner will be required to complete, sign, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (collectively, "Winner Documents") to be returned within 14 days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Winner will be required to provide a copy of a valid government-issued driver's license or identification card with return of the completed Winner Documents. The Winner Documents are subject to verification by Sponsor. If any information provided in the Winner Documents is incorrect, the winner may be disqualified (in Sponsor's sole discretion). If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, if potential winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if potential winner fails to return Winner Documents within the specified time period, or if a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected for the prize at issue. All taxes, if applicable, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner's entry, and acceptance of the prize, constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use said winner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), in all forms of media, in perpetuity, throughout the world, and without notice, review, approval, or further compensation. Winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use.
Sponsor will ship the firearm prize to a valid Federal Firearms Licensee in the U.S. selected by winner for transfer to the winner. Winner is responsible for providing Sponsor with a copy of the Federal Firearm Licensee's license to which he or she would like the prize shipped. Any and all firearms transfers must be in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations and will be subject to the requirements, policies and procedures of the chosen Federal Firearms Licensee for delivery. If Grand Prize winner is unable to complete the firearm transfer due to a failure of the required background check or other failure to meet the requirements of the Federal Firearms Licensee, the prize will be forfeited and returned to Sponsor at Sponsor's sole expense, and winner will be disqualified. In the event of noncompliance with these requirements, the prize may be forfeited. Sponsor is not responsible for and winner is solely responsible for all costs associated with transfer of the firearm from the chosen FFL, including travel costs. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void entries of any entrant who is or may be ineligible to purchase a firearm in his or her state or locale.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: EACH ENTRANT agrees TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY Sponsor, ITS divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, PRIZE PROVIDERS, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies, and the respective officers, directors, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, employees, representatives and agents of each (collectively, WITH SPONSOR, THE "Sweepstakes Entities") FOR ANY liability whatsoever for injuries or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the use, acceptance, possession, MISUSE or awarding of THE prize, while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize- OR SWEEPSTAKES-related activity, including, without limitation, any injury, damage, death, loss, OR accident to person or property. WINNER AGREES THAT the PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, relative to the use or enjoyment of THE prize, including, without limitation, ITS quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.
EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER. SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:
"CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY A GENERAL RELEASE. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."
Internet Limitations of Liability: The Sponsor shall not be liable if for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including the inability of Sponsor’s website to accept entries in a timely manner, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Moreover, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR 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. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of 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 email address. Sponsors are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's email account to receive email messages. Sponsors are not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if the entrant's email address does not work or if it is changed without prior written notice to Sponsor.
Terms & Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
Sponsor's failure to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any advertisement or other Sweepstakes-related materials and these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency within these Official Rules), the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor's sole discretion. If Sponsor determines at any time in its sole discretion that the winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select an alternate winner, even if the disqualified potential winner's name may have been shown or announced on the Website or elsewhere.
RESOLUTION OF Disputes/Governing Law. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, the Prize awarded, or the determination of the Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-pocket expenses (if any), not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
This Sweepstakes and any dispute arising under or related thereto (whether for breach of contract, tortuous conduct or otherwise) will be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut, without reference to its conflicts of law principles. Any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes (whether for breach of contract, tortuous conduct or otherwise) will be brought exclusively in the state courts located in Hartford County, Connecticut, and each entrant accepts and submits to the personal jurisdiction of these Connecticut courts with respect to any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes.
Drawing and Notification: The Grand Prize winner will be selected, from among all eligible entries received, in a random drawing on or about December 22, 2014, by a representative of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The Grand Prize winner will be contacted by telephone, Unites States mail, or email.
Official Rules by Mail: For your own copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “M.A.R.C.901”" Sweepstakes Official Rules, 545 New Park Avenue, West Hartford CT 06110.
Winners List Requests: To request confirmation of the name of the winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by January 31, 2015, to: “M.A.R.C.901" Sweepstakes Winner List, 545 New Park Avenue, West Hartford CT 06110.
Sponsor: Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, 545 New Park Avenue, West Hartford CT 06110
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