You need to register or login to play. Get one additional play at sign up for agreeing to receive promotional emails from Home Depot. Get 3 additional plays, per DAY, when you sign up 3 friends ... hmmm ... doesn't say they can't be the SAME 3 friends
(14) GRAND PRIZES: Maytag Rookie. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $199.
(43) FIRST PRIZES: Husky Easy-Air To Go Compressor. ARV: $119.
(14) SECOND PRIZES: $100 Home Depot Gift Card. ARV: $100.
(43) THIRD PRIZES: Charmglow® Commercial Deep Fryer. ARV: $99.98.
(15) FOURTH PRIZES: $50 Home Depot Gift Card. ARV: $50.
(86) FIFTH PRIZES: Ryobi Laser Level with Air Grip™. ARV: $39.97
Fine Print is below:
The Home Depot Holiday Instant Win Game
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: The Home Depot Holiday Instant Win Game (the "Instant Win Game") is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers and representatives of The Home Depot, Tribal DDB, ePrize, LLC, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Instant Win Game is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation in the Instant Win Game constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Instant Win Game. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsor: The Home Depot, 2455 Paces Ferry Road, N.W, Atlanta , GA 30339 Administrator: ePrize, LLC, 34405 W. Twelve Mile Road, Suite 123, Farmington Hills, MI 48331.
3. Timing: The Instant Win Game begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), November 4, 2004 and ends at 11:50 p.m. ET, December 16, 2004 (the "Promotion Period").
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, go to http://www.homedepot.com/ and fill out the online entry form completely and submit the form. Once you submit the form, follow the directions to advance to the Instant Win Game page and to play the Instant Win Game. In order to play, you must install Macromedia Flash 6 on your computer (if you do not already have it) when prompted. Installation is free. Click on the images of the six (6) gift boxes. If three images match, you are a potential Instant Win Game winner. The Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Entrants will be notified immediately by email if they are potential winners of the Instant Win Game and will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game play per email address per person per day.
Bonus Instant Win Game Plays By Referring Friends: You can receive additional Instant Win Game plays by referring your friends to the Instant Win Game. When prompted, submit the name and email address of up to three (3) friends per day, each of whom will receive an email from you. You may only refer persons with whom you have an existing personal relationship and to whom an email from you would not be considered spam. Neither sponsor nor the Administrator will collect any information about any friend unless a friend later participates in the Promotion. For referring friends, you will receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for each friend you refer up to three (3) Instant Win Game referrals per day.
Bonus Instant Win Game Plays For Opting-in: You can receive one (1) bonus Instant Win Game play by opting-in to receiving email communications from Home Depot. Once you opt-in you will automatically receive one (1) bonus Instant Win Game play. By opting-in, you agree to become part of a Home Depot database and are willing to accept future correspondence from Home depot, including via email, unless you have "opted out" of the email database on the Promotion entry form or otherwise notify Home Depot that you do not wish to receive future correspondence. You have the ability, upon receipt of any email from Home Depot to "opt out" of (be deleted from) the email marketing database and not receive any subsequent email correspondence from Home Depot. The bonus Instant-Win game play is available one time during the promotion period.
Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
5. ALL POTENTIAL WINNING PLAYS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE INSTANT WIN GAME SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
6. Instant Win Prize Selection and Verification of Potential Winners: All selected potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and all wins are contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Instant Win Game and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Instant Win Game. There will be Two Hundred Fifteen (215) random, computer-generated winning times during the Promotion Period, one (1) random computer generated winning time for each of the prizes listed below. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated. Potential Instant Win Game winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. A potential winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within ten (10) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, liability/publicity release in order to claim his/her prize and fulfill any such other requirements as determined by Administrator. If any potential winner fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release (when applicable) within the required time period, the potential winner forfeits prize. Winners will receive their prizes approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Instant Win Game. If any potential winner cannot be contacted or if prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning are contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
7. Prizes: FOURTEEN (14) GRAND PRIZES: Maytag Rookie. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $199. FORTY THREE (43) FIRST PRIZES: Husky Easy-Air To Go Compressor. ARV: $119. FOURTEEN (14) SECOND PRIZES: $100 Home Depot Gift Card. ARV: $100. FORTY THREE (43) THIRD PRIZES: Charmglow® Commercial Deep Fryer. ARV: $99.98. FIFTEEN (15) FOURTH PRIZES: $50 Home Depot Gift Card. ARV: $50. EIGHTY SIX (86) FIFTH PRIZES: Ryobi Laser Level with Air Grip™. ARV: $39.97. Winner must comply with all terms and conditions of gift card. Sponsor will determine all features of prizes in its sole discretion. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Prizes will be awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible plays received during the Promotion Period divided by the number of prizes available. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $17,789.56. Limit: one (1) Instant Win Game prize per person.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Instant Win Game constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor's use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Instant Win Game if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Instant Win Game, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. 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 Instant Win Game or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Instant Win Game is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Release: By entering this Instant Win Game, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless The Home Depot, Tribal DDB, ePrize, LLC, and any promotional partners, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliate and related companies, and each of its and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively the "Released Parties") from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Instant Win Game or resulting directly of indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Instant Win Game, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.
11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Instant Win Game; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Instant Win Game; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Instant Win Game or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Instant Win Game or receipt or use of any prize or while traveling to or from any prize-related activity. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the Instant Win Game; provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Instant Win Game for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.
12. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Instant Win Game, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Instant Win Game or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Michigan (Eastern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Instant Win Game but in no event attorneys' 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Instant Win Game, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
14. Winners List for Major Prizes: Instant Win Game results of the major prizes and/or a copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the "Home Depot Holiday Instant Win Game" Winners/Rules Request", c/o ePrize, LLC, P.O. Box 8070, Royal Oak, MI 48060-8070. Requests must be received by March 16, 2005 for the winners list. Vermont residents may omit return postage for the official rules.
15. Miscellaneous Conditions: By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and biding with respect to all issues relation to this Sweepstakes. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have complied with all of the conditions contained in the Official Rules. By opting into the question posed on the registration page, entrants are opting in to receive future communications about Sponsor's products and services and agree to Sponsor's use of their personal information (e.g. name, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number) for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to opt out from receiving any information about future sweepstakes or contest mailings, please write to Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc., Attn: Privacy Official, Customer Care, 2455 Paces Ferry Road, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339-4024 or call Customer Care at 1-800-553-3199.
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Edited by bizema4, 27 November 2004 - 06:36 AM.