Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of the Month Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. HOW TO ENTER
a. These rules govern the Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of The Month Promotion (the “Promotion”) being conducted by WWJ (the “Station”) beginning on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ending on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Promotion Dates”).
b. To enter the Promotion, you must log-on to http://www.cbsdetroit.com, click the “Contests” link in the “Quick Links” section and select the “Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of the Month” link. Then, click the “Click here to enter” hyperlink. You’ll be directed to the “Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of the Month” registration page on http://www.cbsdetroit.com. Once on the registration page, you must submit your first name, last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, home telephone number, date of birth, valid email address and company name and complete company address. All entries must be submitted between 12:00 a.m. ET on the first day and 11:59 p.m. ET on the last day of each month during the Promotion Dates.
d. You may enter once per month during the Promotion Period. Entrants must re-submit their entries each month to be eligible for that month’s drawing. Non-winning entries will not be included in successive drawings.
e. Online entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail 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 an email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who are legal residents of the State of Michigan. Employees of the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Detroit metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate or win.
b. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station-conducted promotion. Listeners are eligible to win a prize valued at $600 or more in a Station-conducted promotion only once every six (6) months.
c. The winner must provide valid government-issued photo identification and provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. The Station will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
e. Only one (1) winning entrant per each single office, or single office branch, is permitted during the Promotion. If a winner is chosen who works at an office that has already had an employee that has been awarded a prize, a new winner will be selected for that month.
a. Twelve (12) prizes will be awarded with one (1) prize awarded each month. Each prize is an assortment of Michigan Lottery Instant Tickets that the prize winner may give to coworkers in the prize winner’s office. The prize winner shall be responsible for determining who, if anyone, in his/her office receives the tickets.
b. The quantity of Michigan Lottery tickets will vary randomly each month based on the game of the month provided by the Michigan Lottery. Prize quantities and respective values will be determined and announced on the Station and will be disclosed on http://www.cbsdetroit.com; this notification shall be incorporated into these rules by reference. Lottery tickets will be subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the lottery tickets. Lottery tickets are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will lottery tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize shall range from $200 to $375 (e.g., one hundred (100) $2 “scratch-off”-style instant lottery tickets (ARV: $200) or up to seventy five (75) $5 “scratch-off”-style instant lottery tickets (Approximate Retail Value: $375).
c. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All prizes or prize certificates may be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed or shipped to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
d. Prize is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Promotion Entities are not responsible for winners’ limitations that prevent acceptance or use of prize. Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties expressed or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose, except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize or as may be separately provided to participants by law. Other restrictions may apply.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of WWJ management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. One (1) potential prize winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received through the previous month’s entry deadline. One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on the first business day of each month during the Promotion Dates from all entries received through the previous month’s entry deadline. Promotion ends December 31, 2013.
c. Odds of winning will vary depending upon the number of entries submitted. The odds will vary by month during the Promotion Dates.
d. Winners need not listen or be present to win.
e. Winners will be notified by telephone and by email within five (5) days of the selection process. The winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release when claiming prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, his/her name, prize won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
c. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
d. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).
e. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Online entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified at the Station’s discretion. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “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 email address. For phone or mobile entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
h. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. New York law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.
i. For the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by January 3, 2014 to “Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of the Month – Official Rules,” Attn: WWJ Promotions, 26455 American Drive, Southfield, MI 48034. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by March 3, 2014 to the above address marked “Michigan Lottery Lucky Office of the Month – Winner List.” Official Rules and Winner Lists (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at http://www.cbsdetroit.com.
Station: WWJ Newsradio 950, 26455 American Drive, Southfield, MI 48034.
Sponsor: Michigan Lottery, 101 E. Hillsdale, Lansing, Michigan 48933.