U.S. LawShield “Ghoulish Giveaway” – OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY TO BE CONSIDERED AN INDUCEMENT TO PURCHASE A PARTICULAR PRODUCT OR SERVICE.
1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION:
The U.S. LawShield “Ghoulish Giveaway” (“Sweepstakes”) begins on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM Central and ends on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Central (the “Promotion Period”). The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Texas LawShield® and U.S. LawShield® (“Sponsor”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org during the Promotion Period.
Open to legal residents of The United States who are 21 years of age or older (the “Entrant”). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Texas Law Shield and U.S. LawShield
1020 Bay Area Blvd. Ste. 220
Houston, TX, 77058
Grand Prize: Ten (10) winners will receive one (1) prize consisting of: One (1) Brite-Strike® EPLI™ ULTIMATE PENLIGHT, one (1) Nexbelt Titan Grey PreciseFitTM Gun Belt, and one (1) Dango D01 Dapper Wallet. (Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $209.)
Only one prize per winner will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older and Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
5. WINNER SELECTION:
The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted about 1 week after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. No purchase is necessary to win and making a purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received, estimated at 1:2,500,000.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
Winners will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately 1 week after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 14 days of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.
Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
A prospective Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and may be required to sign a Publicity Release, and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor is unable to contact the prospective Grand Prize Winner within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if the prospective Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the prospective Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective Grand Prize Winner shall be selected.
Prizes will be delivered within approximately 10 days of winner verification, except in cases of delay of availability. Sponsor not responsible for such delays.
No advertised item is intended for prize distribution or sale in those states or in those areas where such item is prohibited by law. Any winner whose potential selection to win a particular prize would otherwise be in violation of federal, state, or local law will receive an alternate prize of equal value selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any mention of a product or service in any advertisement or text does not mean it has been tested or approved by Sponsor.
7. HOW TO ENTER:
Non-members who sign up for a U.S. LawShield membership using promo code “GHOULISHGIVEAWAY” or at https://lp.uslawshield.com/new-member-sign-up-ghoulish-giveaway/?promo=ghoulishgiveaway during the promotion period will be automatically entered and will receive one (1) entry in the sweepstakes.
U.S. LawShield members who sign up for Gunowner Identity Theft Coverage during the promotion period will receive one (1) entry in the sweepstakes.
Former U.S. LawShield members who reactivate their membership accounts by calling us at 877-448-6839 during the promotion period will receive one (1) entry in the sweepstakes.
Only one (1) entry per eligible individual is permitted regardless of entry method outlined above.
ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ENTRY: You may also enter this Sweepstakes by mailing a standard-size postcard with your name and email address to: “Ghoulish Giveaway,” U.S. & Texas LawShield, c/o Marketing Dept., 1020 Bay Area Blvd. Ste. 220, Houston, TX, 77058. Postcard entries must be postmarked during the corresponding Promotion Period (Friday, October 23, 2020 through Saturday, October 31, 2020) and received no later than November 6, 2020 to be included within the random drawing.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/postcard/email regardless of entry method. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage due mail/entries. Sponsor will not assume responsibility for any third party’s failure to act in accordance with its instructions pertaining to Sweepstakes implementation. No mechanical reproductions of entries accepted. All entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.
If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OR EXECUTION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, FROM ANY LIABILITY, CLAIMS, LOSSES, AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE, MISUSE, OR POSSESSION OF ANY PRIZE RECEIVED IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
10. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES:
To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a self-addressed envelope to:
Texas LawShield and U.S. LawShield
cc: Marketing Department
1020 Bay Area Blvd, Ste. 220
Houston, TX, 77058.
Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than 10 business days after the Promotion Period has ended.
11. CONSUMER DISCLOSURES:
Taxes, if any, on the Grand Prize are the responsibility of the Winner. If requested, Winner will be required to complete and return a properly executed W-9 form to Sponsor within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If the prospective Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the prospective Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited, and an alternate prospective Grand Prize Winner shall be selected. An IRS 1099 will be issued where required.
Prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, have no cash value (unless required by law), and cannot be substituted or replaced if destroyed, lost, mutilated, or stolen. Sponsor makes no warranties or disclaimers concerning the Grand Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute alternative prizes of greater or equal value if for any reason any prize becomes unavailable or is unlawful as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. Any difference between the stated ARV and the actual ARV will not be awarded.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
12. NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS:
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at 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. Entry materials and/or data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro, or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.