Zipcar one crazy day promotion: official promotion rules

Zipcar “One Crazy Day” Promotion

Official Promotion Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS NOT SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK.

1.       Promotion and Prize Periods:  Promotion Period begins on September 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends on October 10, 2011 at 11:59 pm ET (the “Promotion Period”). During the Promotion Period, there will be three different Prize Periods (the “Prize Periods” and each a “Prize Period”).  Each Prize Period will include an entry collection period and a Voting Period.

                Prize Period 1 begins on Tuesday September 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends on September 26, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Prize Period 2 begins on September 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends on October 3, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Prize Period 3 begins on October 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends on October 10, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. ET. 

2.       Entry:  To enter, visit facebook.com/zipcar and select the “One Crazy Day” tab, and submit a written submission via the contest entry form. You are providing this information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. You can also enter by submitting a written mission to: Zipcar, Inc., 25 First Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141, Attn: Marketing/One Crazy Day Promotion. Entries for Prize Period 1 must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2011. Entries for Prize Period 2 must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2011. Entries for Prize Period 3 must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2011.  Your submission may not be offensive, lewd or defamatory of any person or group, or include any elements or gestures that are illegal, obscene, offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor's sole discretion. Your submission may not display or mention famous brands or trademarks. Your submission will be disqualified if it abuses the contest or “spams” or otherwise inappropriately disrupts the Zipcar Facebook page. Entrant may not submit identical entry more than once. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the winner will be the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted with the mission. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for (1) late, delayed, misdirected, garbled, or incomplete entries; (2) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry; (3) human error, technical malfunctions, or lost/delayed data transmission; any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, or software; (4) inability to access the Web site; or (5) any other malfunction. In the event that two or more entrants submit duplicate missions and such mission is chosen by the judges to be a Finalist, Sponsor will select a Finalist randomly from amongst the duplicate entries. Once submitted, entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. For a copy of these Official Rules, print them from the Web site. Entrants not selected as Finalists will be included in each Prize Period ending after the Entrant’s submission is received.

3.       Eligibility: This Promotion is only open to legal U.S. residents of the continental United States or the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territories and Puerto Rico, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Zipcar, Inc., its subsidiaries, and their respective affiliates, officers, distributors, agencies, and prize suppliers, and their immediate family members and persons residing in the same household of such employees are not eligible to enter or win.

4.       Judging and Judging Criteria; Number of Winners: A panel of judges selected by Sponsor will review all submissions received during prior to the entry deadline for each Prize Period and select Finalists , that in their sole determinate, have submitted entries containing the most interesting missions and which can be reasonably captured in a video to be produced and shot in a single day (as determined by Zipcar and its production company). The judges will select three (3) Finalists each Prize Period which will be announced on “One Crazy Day” tab promptly after entry deadline for such Prize Period.  From the three Finalists, a Grand Prize Winner for each Prize Period will be determined by public vote during the applicable Voting Period. The three (3) Grand Prize Winners submissions will become the basis of a promotional video to be filmed by Zipcar on or about October 14, 2011. Finalists will be announced on September 27, 2011 for Prize Period 1, October 4, 2011 for Prize Period 2, and October 11, 2011 for Prize Period 3.

5.       Voting Period: During the Promotion Period, there will be 3 different Voting Periods. Voting Period 1 begins on September 23, 2011 following posting of the Finalists for Prize Period 1 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on September 26, 2011. Voting Period 2 begins on September 30, 2011 following posting of the Finalists for Prize Period 2 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on October 3, 2011. Voting Period 3 begins on October 7, 2011 following posting of the Finalists for Prize Period 3 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on October 10, 2011.

6.       Prizes: The three (3) Grand Prize Winners (one for each Prize Period) will be announced on the day following the last day of each voting period and will receive $250 in Zipcar driving credit; Grand Prize Winners who are not a Zipcar member will receive instead a free one-year Zipcar membership ($85 value) and $165 in driving credit once your membership is approved. Your membership will be subject to approval based on the typical driving record and insurance examination process for all Zipcar members.  If you do not meet Zipcar’s membership criteria, you will be disqualified and another, alternate Grand Prize Winner from amongst the Finalists for that Prize Period will be selected in your place.

In addition, each of the three (3) Grand Prize Winners will receive a trip to New York City on or about October 13-14, 2011 to be part of the “One Crazy Day” filming.  The trip, for Grand Prize Winners who are not residents of New York or New Jersey, will include:

·         Round-trip air travel for one person + one companion to New York City to be arranged by Sponsor

·         Hotel accommodations for two people sharing one room for two nights in New York City (non-flexible dates of October 13, 2011 and October 14, 2011), to be arranged by Sponsor.

The trip, for Grand Prize Winners who are residents of New York and New Jersey, will include:

·      Hotel accommodations for two people sharing one room for two nights in New York City (non-flexible dates of October 13, 2011 and October 14, 2011), to be arranged by Sponsor.

·      $200 toward meals paid for by the Sponsor

Total value of each Grand Prize (driving credit and trip) will not exceed $2,000.  Each Grand Prize Winner and his or her travel companion are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. Grand Prize winner’s travel companion must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The Sponsor is not responsible for travel expenses for the parent or legal guardian.

In addition, the six (6) Finalists (two for each Prize Period) whose missions did not win the vote (each, a “Runner Up”) will receive a Runner’s Up Prize of $100 of Zipcar driving credit prize. If a Runner Up is not currently a member of Zipcar, the Runner Up will instead receive a free one-year Zipcar membership ($85 value) and $15 of Zipcar driving credit. If a Runner Up does not meet Zipcar’s membership criteria, the Runner Up will be disqualified and will receive no Runner’s Up Prize.

All Grand Prize and Runner Up Prize Winners will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/ Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) within 24 hours of notification in order to receive the prize. (Tennessee residents need not consent to, or sign any, publicity release). Some restrictions apply.  All taxes or expenses, including without limitation, sales tax, luxury tax and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner as well as all costs incurred in entering into the Promotion or using or enjoying the prize, such as any administrative costs, insurances and spending money are (unless specifically stated otherwise). No prize substitutions or cash equivalent of prize is permitted.  Prizes are non-transferable. Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or e-mail. By entering, entrants give their express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by phone, mail or e-mail. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if winner does not respond to notification within 24 hours of the date of notification, prize will be forfeited and the Judges will select an alternate winner. In the event of noncompliance with these requirements, the prize will be forfeited and the judges will select an alternate winner. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.  Purchase or being a Zipcar member will not increase your chances of winning.

7.       Entrant Representations and Warranties. By entering this Promotion, entrant represents and warrant that (a) he/she consents to Sponsors’ use of his/her entry in this Promotion in the manner set forth in these Official Rules; (b) he/she has the full and exclusive right, power and authority to submit the entry and to grant Sponsor the rights to the submission herein granted upon the terms and conditions set forth herein; (c) no part of the entry has been published by entrant; and (d) entrant will indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless for any breach of these Official Rules.

8.       General:  Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.  Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes and signifies winner’s consent that Sponsor and/or its agents may use winner’s entry, name, address (city and state only), prize information, and/or likeness for promotional purposes in any media now existing or hereinafter devised, without additional compensation. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sponsor reserves the right to: i) disqualify from this or any promotion it sponsors, now or in the future, any person it finds, in its sole discretion, has intentionally violated these Official Rules, tampered with the entry process, or any other aspect of this Promotion; and ii) cancel or suspend the Promotion in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Promotion. This Promotion will be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without application of any conflicts or choice of law rules.  Disputes between a winner and Sponsor related to this Promotion shall be submitted to final, binding arbitration heard by a single arbitrator in accordance with the then-current rules of the American Arbitration Association.  The arbitration shall be conducted in English, in Boston, Massachusetts.

9.       Releases.  By participating, entrants release Sponsor, Facebook, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injury, death, loss, tax liability or damage of any kind arising from entrant’s participation in this Promotion, or resulting from entrant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize(s).

10.    Warning. Any attempt by an entrant or any other person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws; and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorneys’ and experts’ fees) from any such entrant or other person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including seeking criminal prosecution.

11.    Winners’ List. For winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 31, 2011, to Winners’ List/One Crazy Day, c/o Marketing Department, Zipcar, Inc., 25 First Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141.

12.    Sponsor and Operator. Sponsor and Operator is Zipcar, Inc., 25 First Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141.