PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR VOTING SWEEPSTAKES SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years or older. Employees (and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings or children) and/or those living in the same household of each) of Playboy Enterprises International, Inc. (“Sponsor”), SocialToaster, Inc. (“Administrator”) or their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies, are not eligible. Void in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
How To Enter: Beginning at 5 p.m. (PT) on February 4, 2015, visit http://www.playboy.com/articles/pmoy-2015-voting and follow the Playmate of the Year Voting Sweepstakes entry directions to vote for the eligible Playmate of your choice and sign up for Sponsor’s daily e-mail newsletter (the “Newsletter”). Entries will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. (PT) on March 4, 2015. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Only one entry per person and per e-mail address, per day (24 hour period) will be accepted. Entrant’s e-mail address must be provided each time entrant votes in order to earn entries. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address. Any person who attempts to participate with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to enter more often than permitted will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. All materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Prizes / Random Drawing: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about March 6, 2015 from among all eligible entries received. Additionally, one (1) First Prize Winner and three (3) Second Prize Winners will be selected in four (4) separate weekly random drawings to be held on or about February 13, 2015, February 20, 2015, February 27, 2015, and March 13, 2015 from among all eligible entries received during the week preceding the weekly drawing. All random drawings will be conducted by representatives of Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by e-mail on or after the drawing date. Selected Winners shall be required to respond (as directed) to the notification within seven (7) days of attempted notification. The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor or Administrator. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prizes or redeem prizes for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
One (1) Grand Prize: Consists of the following: • Two (2) tickets to the 2015 Playmate of the Year Luncheon at the Playboy Mansion, date to be determined • One (1) $1500 American Express gift card for use at the Grand Prize Winner’s discretion
Tickets valid only for the 2015 Playmate of the Year Luncheon at the Playboy Mansion. Grand Prize does not include ground transportation, air transportation, accommodations, taxes, insurance, telephone charges, room service, meals, mini-bar, laundry services, personal expenses, gratuities, souvenirs, incidental charges, or any other items not specifically described in these Official Rules, and all expenses for any of the foregoing are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Approximate Retail Value of Grand Prize: $3,000; actual value of the Grand Prize may vary. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for any prizes will be permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor due to Grand Prize unavailability for any reason, including but not limited to, cancellation, scheduling conflicts or an event of force majeure; and, in such circumstance, an alternate prize/prize component of equal value will be awarded and the Sponsor’s obligation to the Grand Prize Winner will be fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided. Winner and any guest are responsible for having all necessary identification and other documents necessary. Cannot be combined with other packages or offers.
Four (4) First Prizes: Apple iPad mini 16GB with Wi-Fi (Valued at approximately $299 each)
Twelve (12) Second Prizes: Playboy T-Shirt (Valued at approximately $28 each)
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years or older. Employees of Sponsor and Administrator, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void outside the 50 United States and where prohibited or restricted by law. Limit one prize per family/address/household. All federal, state and local taxes and any unspecified expenses relating to the acceptance and use of a Prize are the sole responsibility of each Winner. All federal, state and local laws apply. Approximate Retail Value of all Prizes is $4,532. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
Grand Prize Winner must complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility /Release of Liability /Publicity Release (where legal) /Prize Acceptance Form within seven (7) business days of attempted notification. Guest of Grand Prize Winner must be at least 21 years of age and must complete, sign and return a Release of Liability and Publicity. First and Second Prize Winners must complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility /Release of Liability /Publicity Release (where legal) /Prize Acceptance Form within seven (7) business days of attempted notification. If any Prize or affidavit or release is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if Sponsor does not receive a response from any potential Winner within seven (7) business days of attempted notification, such Winner may be disqualified without compensation of any kind and such Prize will be awarded to an alternate Winner. Non-compliance with these Official Rules shall result in disqualification and award of Prize to an alternate Winner. By accepting Prize, Winners consent that Sponsor may use the Winners’ names, photographs, or other likenesses, the Winners’ hometown and biographical information, statements concerning the entry, or Sponsor’s products without further compensation for purposes of advertising, trade, promotion, and merchandising, except where prohibited by law. Prize Winners must also make themselves available to travel at Sponsor’s expense for promotional purposes. By participating, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and the directors, officers, employees, shareholders, representatives and assigns of any of the foregoing entities, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of participation in Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any Prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, and understand that the Sweepstakes results are final in all respects.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Neither the Sponsor, any telephone network, nor service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures or any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible, incomplete damaged, mutilated or misdirected entries or entries not properly forwarded to Sponsor. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at http://www.playboy.com/articles/ pmoy-2015-live-voting. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action (in addition to disqualification from Sweepstakes of persons believed to be responsible for such damage).
NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant, only at the authorized website address of http://www.playboy.com/articles/pmoy-2015-voting. Entries made by any other individual or entity and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial contest subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and as such ruled ineligible for this Sweepstakes.
For the name of the Winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 2015 PMOY Voting Sweepstakes c/o Playboy Enterprises International, Inc., 9346 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Requests must be received by April 30, 2015.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Playboy Enterprises International, Inc., 9346 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, and administered by SocialToaster, Inc., 2031 Clipper Park Road, Suite 105, Baltimore, Maryland 21211.