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Sweepstakes Rules

Posted November 27th, 2018

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. Eligibility
    The Foothill Transit “Student Class Pass Survey” Sweepstakes (the Sweepstakes) is open to full or part-time students of colleges or universities currently participating in the Foothill Transit “Class Pass” program (Mount San Antonio College, La Verne University, Citrus College, and The Claremont Colleges) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Foothill Transit, Foothill Transit’s governing municipalities, Pulsar Advertising and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  2. Sponsor
    The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Foothill Transit (the Sponsor), which is located at 100 S. Vincent Ave., Suite 200, West Covina, California 91790.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules
    Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
  4. Sweepstakes Period
    The Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight-Saving Time and ends on Friday December 7, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (the Sweepstakes Period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted by completing the online Student Class Pass Survey for the duration of the Sweepstakes:
  5. How to Enter
    To enter the Sweepstakes, Entrants must complete all of the following steps with the sweepstakes period:

    1. Complete all questions on the Student Class Pass Survey hosted on Survey Monkey.
    2. Provide required contact information (full name and school email address) in the form fields at the end of the survey.

    This method of entry will be sent via email to colleges and universities currently participating in the Foothill Transit Class Pass program or by social media that includes a direct link to the survey.

    Limit one (1) entry per person for the duration of the Sweepstakes. Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

    The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

  6. Prize Drawing
    On or about December 12, 2018, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received.
  7. Winner Notification
    The Sponsor will attempt to notify each potential winner via email on or about December 12, 2018. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or does not respond within seven (7) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately two (2) weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes and after the winner has provided all details needed for delivery of the prize.
  8. Prizes
    The Sponsor will award ten (10) prizes to ten potential winners of the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, prize is defined as:One (1) 25-dollar ($25) Starbucks Gift Card
  9. General Conditions
    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, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason as determined by Sponsor, the Sponsor 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) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.
    The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. 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, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.Entrance into the Sweepstakes constitutes consent by the Entrant to allow the Sponsor to use, publish, and reproduce for all purposes, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including online and offline), the Entrant’s name, city, photograph, likeness and any other information available directly as a result of entering the Sweepstakes in entirety without compensation, credit or right of review or approval. The Sponsor reserves the right to contact Entrants to request better quality (high-resolution) images if such images are available.
  10. Release and Limitations of Liability
    By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable internet connection, network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation of the Sweepstakes, the incorrect downloading or use of required applications, the processing of entries, or errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants’ participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
  11. Disputes
    Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Los Angeles County, California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ 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 California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California.
  12. Privacy
    Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy.
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