Official Rules for the Volvo Construction Equipment 2014 Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WINA PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Agreement to Official Rules.  Participation in the “Volvo Construction Equipment 2014 Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (as defined below), which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc., 312 Volvo Way, Shippensburg, PA 17257 (“Sponsor”) and the Sweepstakes is administered by Two Rivers Marketing, 106 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 (“Administrator”).

2. Odds.  The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

3. Eligibility.  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of, and physically located within, any of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia, but excluding New York and Florida) or of Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of entry.  All directors, officers and employees of Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and each of their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses), and those living in the same household as each, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.

4. Entry Periods.  There are two (2) entry periods for the Sweepstakes: the App Entry Period and the Conference Entry Period. 

A. App Entry Period.  The “App Entry Period” begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on January 28, 2014, and ends at 11:59 PM PST on February 28, 2014.  During the App Entry Period, there will be two (2) Monthly Prize drawings ((the “Monthly Sweepstakes”).  Sweepstakes entries submitted for the Monthly Sweepstakes during the applicable Monthly Sweepstakes entry periods (as described in the table below) will be eligible for the Monthly Sweepstakes drawing for such Monthly Sweepstakes entry period.  All non-winning entries for the Monthly Sweepstakes received during each Monthly Sweepstakes entry period will rollover and be entered into the subsequent Monthly Sweepstakes drawing, if any.  The Administrator’s computer system shall be the official timekeeper.

B. Conference Entry Period.  The “Conference Entry Period” begins at 7:00 AM PST on March 4, 2014, and ends at 3:00 PM PST on March 8, 2014. During the Conference Entry Period, there will be four (4) Daily Prize drawings (the “Daily Sweepstakes”) and one (1) Grand Prize drawing.  Sweepstakes entries submitted for the Daily Sweepstakes during the applicable Daily Sweepstakes entry periods (as described in the table below) will be eligible for the Daily Sweepstakes drawing for such Daily Sweepstakes entry period.  All non-winning entries for the Daily Sweepstakes received during each Daily Sweepstakes entry period will rollover and be entered into each subsequent Daily Sweepstakes drawing, if any.  All Sweepstakes entries submitted during the Conference Entry Period will be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing.  The Administrator’s computer system shall be the official timekeeper. 

5. How to Enter

A. Monthly Sweepstakes Entry Methods.  To enter the Monthly Sweepstakes, entrant must do one of the following:

1. App Download.  During the App Entry Period, the entrant must do all of the following: (i) download v0.5.0 or later version of the Volvo CE Insider App ("App") to iOS device from the iTunes App store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/volvo-ce-insider/id781307386?ls=1&mt=8 or to Android device from the Android Marketplace at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.speccheck.volvots&hl=en; (ii) follow instructions to successfully install and open the App; and (iii) follow the instructions to complete the entry form in the App, including entrant’s name, email address, home address and telephone phone number and click enter for successful entry. 

2. App Notification.  Entrants who installed v.0.5.0 or later prior to 12:01 AM PST on January 28, 2014 will receive a notification via the App with entry instructions. Entrants must follow the instructions that will take him or her to the App entry page, follow the instructions to complete the entry form in the App during the App Entry Period, including entrant’s name, email address, home address and telephone phone number and click enter for successful entry.

Limit of one (1) entry per person/household/authorized account holder per applicable Monthly Sweepstakes period.

B.  Conference Sweepstakes Entry Methods.  To enter the Conference Sweepstakes, the entrant must do one of the following during the Conference Entry Period:

1. Conference Entry.  Visit Sponsor’s Booth #N10951 at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 Conference located at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, and enter entrant’s conference badge, including entrant’s name, email address, home address and telephone number, with Sponsor’s designated representative.  Each conference entry entrant will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Daily Sweepstakes drawing and one (1) entry into the Grand Prize drawing.

2. Website Entry.  Visit the website http://www.volvoce.com/constructionequipment/na/en-us/newsmedia/tradeshows/ConExpo/Contest/Pages/EntertoWin.aspx and complete the online entry form, including entrant’s name, email address, home address and telephone phone number.  Each website method entrant will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Daily Sweepstakes drawing and one (1) entry into the Grand Prize drawing. 

Limit of one (1) entry per person/household/authorized account holder, regardless of method of entry, per Daily Sweepstakes period during the Conference Entry Period.  

C. General Entry Terms.  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry submitted, entries submitted will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.  Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.  All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6. Drawings:

A. Monthly Sweepstakes Drawings. As described in the table below, on or about each applicable Monthly Sweepstakes Drawing Date and Time, Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential Monthly Sweepstakes winner for each Monthly Sweepstakes from among the eligible entries received between the applicable Monthly Sweepstakes Start Date and End Date.  All non-winning entries received during each Monthly Sweepstakes entry period will rollover and be entered into each subsequent Monthly Sweepstakes drawing during the App Entry Period, if any.

Monthly Sweepstakes Period

Start Date and Time

End Date and Time

Anticipated Daily Sweepstakes Drawing Date and Time

Period 1

1/28/2014 at 12:01 am PST

2/14/2014 at 11:59 pm PST

2/17/2014 at 11 am PST

Period 2

2/15/2014 at 12:01 am PST

2/28/2014 at 11:59 pm PST

3/3/2014 at 11 am PST

B. Daily Sweepstakes Drawings.  As described in the table below, on or about each applicable Daily Sweepstakes Drawing Date and Time, Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential Daily Sweepstakes winner for each Daily Sweepstakes from among the eligible entries received between the applicable Daily Sweepstakes Start Date and End Date.  All non-winning entries received during each Daily Sweepstakes entry period will rollover and be entered into each subsequent Daily Sweepstakes drawing during the Conference Entry Period, if any.

Daily Sweepstakes Period

Start Date and Time

End Date and Time

Anticipated Daily Sweepstakes Drawing Date and Time

Period 1

3/4/2014 at 7:00 am PST

3/4/2014 at 10:59 am PST

3/4/2014 at 11:00 am PST

Period 2

3/4/2014 at 11:01 am PST

3/4/2014 at 2:59 pm PST

3/4/2014 at 3:00 pm PST

Period 3

3/5/2014 at 7:00 am PST

3/5/2014 at 10:59 am PST

3/5/2014 at 11:00 am PST

Period 4

3/5/2014 at 11:01 am PST

3/5/2014 at 2:59 pm PST

3/5/2014 at 3:00 pm PST

Period 5

3/6/2014 at 7:00 am PST

3/6/2014 at 10:59 am PST

3/6/2014 at 11:00 am PST

Period 6

3/6/2014 at 11:01 am PST

3/6/2014 at 2:59 pm PST

3/6/2014 at 3:00 pm PST

Period 7

3/7/2014 at 7:00 am PST

3/7/2014 at 10:59 am PST

3/7/2014 at 11:00 am PST

Period 8

3/7/2014 at 11:01 am PST

3/7/2014 at 2:59 pm PST

3/7/2014 at 3:00 pm PST

C. Grand Prize Sweepstakes Drawing.  On or about March 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm PST, the Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential Grand Prize winner from among entries received during the Conference Entry Period.  All potential Monthly Sweepstakes, Daily Sweepstakes and Grand Prize winners are deemed potential winners pending confirmation and/or verification of the entrant’s eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules as determined by Administrator. 

8. Prizes:

A. Monthly Sweepstakes Prizes.  There will be two (2) Monthly Sweepstakes winners who will each receive One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) Visa®** Gift Card.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for each Visa® Gift Card is $1,000.  Total ARV for all Monthly Sweepstakes Visa® Gift Cards is $2,000.  Each Visa® Gift Card is subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and those set forth on the Visa® Gift Card and at http://usa.visa.com/personal/cards/prepaid/visa_gift_card.html, which shall govern the use of the Visa® Gift Card.  Each Monthly Sweepstakes prize will be fulfilled approximately twenty (20) business days after the conclusion of the particular drawing.  Limit one (1) Monthly Sweepstakes prize per person/per household/per authorized account holder.

B. Daily Sweepstakes Prizes.  There will be eight (8) Daily Sweepstakes winners who will each receive one (1) $500 Visa®** Gift Card.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for each Visa® Gift Card is $500.  Total ARV for all Daily Sweepstakes Visa® Gift Cards is $4,000.  Each Visa® Gift Card is subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and those set forth on the Visa® Gift Card and at http://usa.visa.com/personal/cards/prepaid/visa_gift_card.html, which shall govern the use of the Visa® Gift Card.  Each Daily Sweepstakes prize will be fulfilled approximately twenty (20) business days after the conclusion of the particular drawing.  Limit one (1) Daily Sweepstakes prize per person/per household/per authorized account holder.  However, each Daily Sweepstakes winner will be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing.

C. Grand Prize.  One (1) winner will each receive a $15,000 credit to a motor fuel account with a retail and/or commercial motor fuel vendor selected by Vendor in its ultimate sole discretion, although Vendor will use its reasonable efforts to select a motor fuel vendor based on the Grand Prize winner’s geographic location.  Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $15,000.  Grand Prize will be fulfilled approximately twenty (20) business days after the conclusion of the Grand Prize drawing.  Limit one (1) Grand Prize per person/per household/per authorized account holder.

D.  Prize Acceptance Terms.  Each potential Monthly Sweepstakes Prize winner, Daily Sweepstakes Prize winner, and Grand Prize winner may be required to execute and return a declaration of eligibility/liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance.  If such potential winner declines in writing to accept a prize, such documents are not returned, or a potential winner is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, it may select an alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries.  There will be three (3) alternate drawings per prize after which such prize will remain unawarded. All prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty, guarantee or representations, either express or implied by Sponsor.  If required by law, Sponsor reserves the right to withhold and remit to the appropriate taxing authorities the amount of any taxes due.  In addition, each winner understands that he/she is and will be solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, and similar obligations or amounts, due or owing and any resulting reporting obligations as well as complying with these Rules.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Each prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. There will be no substitutions for any prize except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value at their sole discretion.  Other restrictions may apply. Total ARV for all Sweepstakes Prizes is $21,000.

9. Conditions/Use Rights.  By accepting any prize, each entrant consents to the use of their names, voices, and likenesses, including photos and videos and all accompanying personally identifiable information entrant submits or Sponsor obtains in the course of entrant accepting any prize, via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice, attribution or compensation (other than the specific prizes described herein) to entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity, except where prohibited by law.

10. Privacy.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant authorizes Sponsor to collect, use, process, transfer and store all data provided by entrant, including without limitation, personal data, to the United States, or any location(s) throughout the world that Sponsor deems necessary, whether within entrant's country of residence or elsewhere, and with such party(ies) as Sponsor deems appropriate, for purposes of administration of the Sweepstakes.  All information submitted to Sponsor as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy statement, available at http://www.volvogroup.com/group/global/en-gb/Applications/CopyrightPrivacy/pages/privacy_english.aspx.  Personal information will be used only to: (a) provide information about the Sweepstakes; (b) contact and publicize potential winners; and/or (c) if an entrant selects to receive additional information from Sponsor on the entry form, to send additional information to that entrant during or after the App Entry Period or Conference Entry Period.  Entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from the Sponsor; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible.  Entrants have the right to withdraw and correct their personal data, but entrants are not allowed to re-submit their entries.  Directions on procedures for submitting corrections to personal data are provided in the privacy statement of Sponsor.

11. Release and Limitations on Liability.  By participating in all or a portion of the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless all directors, officers and employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of any prize; or travel to any Sweepstakes-related events; and (g) any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  Entrant further agrees to release the Released Parties and their designees and assigns from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, claims, costs, personal injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.  Sponsor is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.

12. Miscellaneous.  The decisions of Sponsor and Administrator are final with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to choice of law principles.  Entrants specifically agree that (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, or the appropriate Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problems, or any condition caused by events beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor or Administrator that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted, Administrator may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  Sponsor and Administrator reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

13. Winners List; Official Rules. For a list of winners and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc., c/o Volvo Construction Equipment 2014 Sweepstakes, 312 Volvo Way, Shippensburg, PA 17257.  Requests for the winners list will only be accepted after the end of the Conference Entry Period and must be received by September 30, 2014.

14. Sponsor and Administrator. The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc.  The Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Two Rivers Marketing.  Entrants shall not use the trademarks of Sponsor or falsely associate themselves with Sponsor during or after the App Entry Period or Conference Entry Period.

**Visa® is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association.  Visa® is not affiliated with Sponsor and does not sponsor, endorse, approve or have any responsibility for this Sweepstakes.

 

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