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Official Contest Rules - 2008 Survey Sweepstakes

Official Contest Rules: 2008 Survey Sweepstakes


1. Sweepstakes Period.  The " Survey Giveaway" Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins 11:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST") Monday, April 1st, 2008 and ends 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, May 30th, 2008 ("Sweepstakes Period").

2. Eligibility: Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States to legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) who both submit a completed Survey (as described below) and are aged 18 or older (as of the submission date). Employees of The Tribeca Film Festival (“Sponsor”), Tribeca Enterprises, and The Tribeca Film Institute, and their respective sponsors, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents and advisors, and all others associated with the development and the execution of this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family or members of the households of each, whether or not related (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and void where prohibited or restricted by law.

3. Entry: There is one way to enter the Sweepstakes.
a. For All Entries: To enter, log on during the Sweepstakes Period to Sponsor’s website located at (the "Web Site") and click on links to complete the Survey. Participation is free.  LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. All entries must be sent electronically by 11:59:59 a.m. EST and received by 11:59 p.m. EST. Sponsor's computer will be the official clock of the Sweepstakes. Any attempt at entry except as above stated is void. Surveys become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
b.  Disqualification:  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Web Site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of registration will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the potentially winning entry. Sponsor may prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law.

4. Winner Selection: 1 winner will be selected from all eligible entries through a random drawing  held on or about June 4th, 2008 by an employee of Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters related to these Official Rules shall be final and binding. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

5. Prize: 1 winner will receive 1 Hudson Pass to the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival® in New York City (total Approximate Retail Value: US$1,200).  Prize may be collected by the winner in-person only at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival® in New York City, no earlier than March 15th, 2009.  Prizes are not available for sale. No substitution, or transfer is permitted, except by Sponsor. Any and all taxes on a prize, and any other costs, fees, and expenses not explicitly stated herein, are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient including, without limitation all travel, lodging, insurance, phone calls, personal incidentals, and unspecified meals associated with the winner getting to and attending the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival®. Prize will be awarded. If the prize is won by a minor, it will be awarded on the minor's behalf to the winner's parent or legal guardian who must sign all required releases.

6. Winner Notification/Releases: Winners will be notified either by email, telephone, and/or mail (or overnight or certified mail) by 2:01 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4th, 2008. Response of the winner must be accepted by 11:59pm June 10th, 2008 to avoid forfeit and the selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner timely responds to such notification, the potential winner (or the potential winner's parent or legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor) will be required to sign, notarize and return an Affidavit Of Eligibility/Liability And Publicity Release and execute a 1099 within 48 hours of notification or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The winner will be required to provide Sponsor with their Social Security Number. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner does not reply to the notification within 48 hours of its issuance, is ineligible, or cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, he/she will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, at Sponsor's discretion, in a second chance drawing of all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. By entering, entrants agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor's Privacy Policy, as posted on the Website; (ii) that the decision of the judges are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; (iii) to be contacted by Sponsor by email, telephone or mail; and (iv) to release and hold harmless each and every Sweepstakes Entity and it respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, suppliers and advertising, promotional and judging organizations, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively, the "Releases") from and against any and all liability for injuries and/or damages (including death) sustained in connection with use and/or misuse of a prize or related to participation in the Sweepstakes. Except if a winner is a resident of TN and where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, the winner consents to the use of his or her name, voice, picture or other likeness for advertising, promotional and other purposes in any media as determined by Sponsor without further approval or compensation.

7. Limitations of Liability: The Releases are not responsible for any lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate entries or entry information, whether caused by Web Site users or by any of the equipment, computer hardware or software or any other technical operation or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, and the Releases assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission at the Web Site, or for communications line failure, or for theft or destruction, tampering, or unauthorized access to entries and/or entry information. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, tampering, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserve the right at its sole discretion to void suspect entries and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winner from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination or suspension. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE INTERNET SITES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITES.

8. Arbitration/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that (i): any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action (ii) 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 attorney's fees; and (iii) 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 for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Releases in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in that State, in the County of New York.

9. Winner's Name: To request a copy of the Official Rules or of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, or to obtain a list of Sweepstakes winners, available after June 4th, 2008, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Tribeca Film Festival, Attn: Survey Giveaway, 375 Greenwich Street, New York, New York 10013.

Sponsored by: Tribeca Film Festival, 375 Greenwich Street, New York, New York 10013


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