Official Hunter S. Thompson Look-A-Like Contest Rules
How to Enter
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The 2012 TarGard Hunter S. Thompson Look Alike Contest begins at 12:01 am Eastern Time ("ET") on October 26, 2012 and ends at 11:59pm ET on November 9, 2012 ("Contest Period"). To enter, after 12:01 am ET, October 26, 2012, go to the following URL:
Fill in the on-line entry form, including all required information as marked. No purchase is required to enter. Submit your completed on-line entry in accordance with the on-screen instructions during the Contest Period.
One entry per person. Entries must be received by 11:59pm ET, November 9, 2012.
To enter the Contest you must be a legal resident of the United States and be 18 years of age or older as of October 26, 2012. Contest is void in Puerto Rico, the territories and possessions of the U.S. and outside of the United States, and otherwise where restricted or prohibited by law.
Voting and Notification
Voting is open to all legal residents of the United States. Voting will take place on the TarGard website at http://www.targard.com/hunter-s-thompson-contest from November 13th to November 20th, 2012, at 11:59pm ET and will be tracked by Venturi. Individuals may vote ONLY ONCE for a given photo entry. However, voting for more than one photo entry is permitted.
Potential prize winners will be announced on approximately November 21, 2012 from all eligible entries who have entered the contest. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by phone or email. If a potential winner cannot be reached within five (5) days from the first notification attempt, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected.
Awarded to the entry with the most total qualifying votes, will be one Kindle Fire HD, 7" - 16GB Tablet, accessories, warranty and $75 Amazon gift card. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for prizes allowed. Limit one winner per person/family/household.
Awarded to the entry with the second highest number of qualifying votes, is a $100 (US) gift card to Amazon.com. This prize will be purchased by Venturi and mailed to the winner no later than December 21, 2012. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for prizes allowed. Limit one winner per person/family/houshold.
Awarded to the entry with the third highest number of qualifying votes, is a $50 (US) gift card to Amazon.com. This prize will be purchased by Venturi and mailed to the winner no later than December 21, 2012. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for prizes allowed. Limit one winner per person/family/houshold.
If an entrant is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. If prizes or prize notifications are returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from this Contest will be the sole responsibility of each winner. Prize winners may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the approximate retail value of any accepted prize.
Limitations of Liability
Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrectly addressed or incomplete on-line entries due to system errors or failures, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions and/or on-line entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, or faulty transmissions, or for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, or entries not received by Venturi on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, or at a Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from entering the Contest or downloading any material for the Contest, or other telecommunications malfunctions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate. Venturi may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Venturi representatives. Entrants who violate these Official Rules or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Venturi, the Contest or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Venturi's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Contest.
If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Venturi which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, then Venturi reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In the case of an entry dispute, the entrant will be determined to be the natural person who is the on-line account holder at the time of entry.
Use of Submitted Materials
Venturi reserves full usage rights for a period of 3 years for all images submitted as part of an official Contest entry. Venturi reserves the right to use such images online and in print in order to (1) market the Contest itself during and after the official Contest period, and (2) market TarGard products online and/or in direct mail marketing campaigns.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Contest Administrator and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. Winners and entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Contest Entities from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, VENTURI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
To receive a winners list or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 2012 Hunter S. Thompson Contest, c/o Venturi, 2299 Traversefield Drive, Traverse City, Michigan, 49686. Please specify "Rules" or "Winners List".
Venturi, 2299 Traversefield Drive, Traverse City, Michigan, 49686.