2017 FORD – SECRET SPOT GIVEAWAY

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

DESCRIPTION: The Ford – Secret Spot Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 3/30/17 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 11/30/17 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

SPONSOR: Ford Motor Company, One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126.

ADMINISTRATOR: Exposure Marketing & Promotion, Inc., 1000 North Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous United States and District of Columbia (“U.S.”), 18 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of Ford Motor Company (“Sponsor”), GTB Agency, LLC, Wanderlust Festival, LLC, Exposure Marketing & Promotion, Inc. (“Administrator”) and (as applicable) their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, dealerships and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible. Sweepstakes is void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and other US Commonwealths, Territories and jurisdictions (including overseas military installations) and where prohibited by law. For the avoidance of doubt, the Sweepstakes Entities, with the exception of Ford Motor Company, are not Sponsors of this Sweepstakes.

 

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes –

1)      AT SELECT WANDERLUST FESTIVALS/EVENTS

 

Beginning 4/1/17, complete an official entry form via the provided tablet computer at the Sweepstakes and/or the Ride and Drive displays (“Display”) at select 2017 Wanderlust Festivals and 2017 Wanderlust Events in the continental United States (“U.S.”) during the posted Hours of Operation during the Sweepstakes Period (“Event Entry”). Access to the tablet computer (and opportunity to use the tablet computer to submit an Event Entry) is available at the Display. Sponsor makes no representation that all attendees at Display at a given U.S. continental 2017 Wanderlust Festival or 2017 Wanderlust Event (collectively, “Events”) will be able to use the tablet computer to submit an Event Entry and Sweepstakes Entities disclaim any and all liability in conjunction therewith.  A list of the U.S. continental 2017 Wanderlust Festivals and 2017 Wanderlust 108s’s Mindful Triathlons featuring the Sweepstakes display is available at http://wanderlust.com/events/. ALL EVENT ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE POSTED CLOSING TIME OF THE APPLICABLE EVENT.

2)      ONLINE

 

Beginning 3/30/17, visit https://social.ford.com/sweepstakes/wanderlust2017/home.html, (the “Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period, complete the online entry form with the required contact information and submit as directed (“Online Entry”). ALL ONLINE ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM ET on 11/30/17.

LIMIT: ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON, REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY. For the avoidance of doubt, if you enter at a Wanderlust Festival or Wanderlust Event, you may NOT also enter online; and, if you enter online, you may NOT also enter at a Wanderlust Festival or Wanderlust Event. In the event more than one (1) Entry is received from any one person or email address, the first Entry processed will be considered the only valid Entry received. In the event of a dispute, Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the 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. Any potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different identities, registrations or any other methods will void that participant's Entries and that participant may be disqualified. Sponsor is not liable for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, damaged, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor will not accept submissions from wireless domains, blacklist domains, or any email address Sponsor deems to be potentially harmful to the Website. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

SWEEPSTAKES WINNER SELECTION: One potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about 12/15/17 from among all eligible Entries (i.e., eligible Event Entries and eligible Online Entries) received. Odds of winning Grand Prize depends on the number of eligible Entries (i.e., eligible Event Entries and eligible Online Entries) received. Sweepstakes drawing will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization. Potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by the Administrator by telephone and email and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release Form (“Affidavit/Release”) within seven days of confirmation of receipt. If the prize notification is rejected, returned, or deemed undeliverable or the potential winner fails to execute and return the Affidavit/Release within the specified time or if he/she is otherwise ineligible to receive the prize, the potential winner will be deemed ineligible and the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event that the potential Grand Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate.

 

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Winner’s choice of a 2017 Ford Fusion or a 2017 Ford Escape - MSRP of either vehicle not to exceed $45,000; however, if Ford Fusion or Ford Escape model selected has an MSRP of less than $45,000, winner will NOT receive the difference in prize value, and a trip for two (2) to a Sponsor-selected secret spot destination in the [48] contiguous United States. Maximum ARV of Prize Trip is $7,500, however, if value of Prize Trip (due to destination and/or other reasons) is less than $7,500, winner WILL NOT receive the difference in value in cash or otherwise. Prize trip to include roundtrip coach air travel for him/herself and one (1) guest from major commercial airport nearest winner's residence to major commercial airport nearest destination; ground transfers from airport to hotel or other lodging (based on double occupancy, room and tax only) for up to 5 nights/6 days; $500 each for winner and guest for add-on activities during the prize trip; and $1,000 gift card (issuer to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion; subject to terms/conditions as indicated thereon). Destination, airports, hotel and all activities to be determined by Sponsor/Administrator in their sole discretion.

The maximum Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $52,500.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS:

Grand Prize Vehicle - Winner is responsible for vehicle registration, license, title and insurance fees and for all costs associated with any available upgrade/option packages and any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of the prize vehicle not specified herein. Winner must take delivery of vehicle within 30 days of notice of availability from winner-selected Ford dealer near winner’s residence, subject to Sponsor’s approval. Winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of insurance to take delivery. Vehicle awarded may differ from any vehicle shown in promotional materials. While Sponsor will endeavor to award winner’s choice of selected model of a 2017 Ford Fusion or a 2017 Ford Escape (subject to availability and other restrictions), specific prize vehicle details, such as color, options and equipment, will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. WI residents will not be responsible for sales tax on the Grand Prize vehicle.

 

Grand Prize Trip - All expenses and costs related to acceptance and use of the Grand Prize Trip not expressly listed above, including but not limited to, meals, beverages, taxes and gratuities, are entirely the winner’s responsibility. The winner and guest must travel on the dates specified by Sponsor, and must travel on the same itinerary. Trip guest must be 18 years of age or older at time of travel and will be required to complete and sign a Liability Release and where permitted by law, a Publicity Release prior to issuance of travel documents. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. If winner is unable or unwilling to travel so as to travel on the dates of the Grand Prize Trip, then the trip portion of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and the Prize Vehicle shall constitute the Grand Prize in full. Specific activities available at a given secret spot destination may be subject to change and availability; without limiting the foregoing, certain activities may not be included as part of winner’s/guest’s admission to the secret spot destination awarded as part of the Grand Prize and a payment by winner/guest may be required to participate in such additional activities. If winner chooses to not take a travel companion on Grand Prize Trip, then the travel companion element will be forfeited and the remaining elements of the Grand Prize Trip (as well as the other elements of the Grand Prize, subject to the conditions set forth herein) shall constitute full satisfaction of the Grand Prize. If winner lives within reasonable driving distance of location of the secret spot destination (as determined by Sponsor/Administrator in their sole discretion), winner will receive ground transportation instead of air travel element of prize, and the remaining elements of the Grand Prize Trip (as well as the other elements of the Grand Prize, subject to the conditions set forth herein) shall constitute full satisfaction of the Grand Prize. In the event that the secret spot destination is cancelled or postponed and no other secret spot destination is available as a replacement for the cancelled/postponed secret spot destination, the trip element of the prize will be forfeited with winner receiving the 2017 Ford Fusion or 2017 Ford Escape vehicle; such modified prize shall constitute full satisfaction of the Grand Prize. Winner and guest must conduct themselves at all times in a socially responsible, appropriate and well-behaved manner; failure to do so will result in immediate termination of Grand Prize Trip for winner and/or guest and Sponsor shall have no further liability or obligation to winner/guest.  GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND HIS/HER GUEST EACH EXPRESSLY ASSUMES ANY AND ALL RISK OF LIABILITY RELATIVE TO PARTICIPATION IN ANY ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SECRET SPOT DESTINATION AND ARE CAUTIONED TO CONSULT WITH THEIR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO PARTICIPATING IN ANY SUCH ACTIVITIES. GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND HIS/HER GUEST FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CERTAIN ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE GRAND PRIZE TRIP MAY CARRY A RISK OF PERMANENT INJURY. 

Both Vehicle & Trip Elements of Grand Prize - Prize may not be transferred or assigned (in whole or in part). No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. (The preceding expressly excludes the cash element of the Grand Prize as well as the gift card element of the Grand Prize where the ability of a person to redeem a gift card for cash is required by applicable law.) Winner will be responsible for all applicable taxes (not limited to federal, state, local and/or income) and will be required to provide their Social Security number or tax ID for tax reporting purposes as Sponsor will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the value of the prize awarded and accepted. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, hometown, likeness, statements and other personally identifiable information for promotional, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without additional prize, incentive, consideration, consent or review; and upon request, winner will provide written consent to such use.

GENERAL CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating, Entrants release Sweepstakes Entities, their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; and acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize including, but not limited to prize quality or availability except with regard to Sponsor and the limited warranty provided by Sponsor with the Grand Prize vehicle. Neither Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE SITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS (INCLUDING THE LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR EVENT ENTRY), OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  (Tampering with the entry process expressly includes but is not limited to acting in an inappropriate, anti-social or belligerent manner or failing to follow the instructions of Sponsor representatives at an Event.) Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of Administrator and/or Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at the Event(s) [to the extent feasible] and https://social.ford.com/sweepstakes/wanderlust2017/home.html, and the determination of the Grand Prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Administrator determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

 

GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION/DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or the award of the prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan or the appropriate Michigan state court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (b) 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 (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Michigan.

ENTRANTS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION: Personal information collected from Entrants is subject to the Ford Motor Company Privacy Statement located at https://social.ford.com/sweepstakes/wanderlust2017/home.html.  By entering the Sweepstakes, you expressly agree to the terms of the Privacy Statement.

WINNER: To receive Sweepstakes results (winner’s list), go to www.promodetails.com and enter the keyword “2017FordSecretSpot”. Results will be available after 1/5/18.

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