LYFT CYCLE GIVEAWAY

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

OFFER: In this Lyft Cycle Giveaway (the “Promotion”), upon the occurrence of a Cycle, Lyft, Inc. (“Lyft” or “Sponsor”) is offering Eligible Entrants (defined below) the opportunity to receive a promotional code redeemable within the Lyft mobile application for up to fifteen dollars ($15) off each of four (4) Lyft rides (“Promotional Code”). For purposes of this Promotion, “Cycle” is defined as one (1) Major League Baseball (“MLB”) player hitting a single, a double, a triple, and a home run, as determined by official MLB scorekeepers, in a single MLB game, as defined by MLB, played during September or October of the MLB 2015 regular season (“Cycle Period”). Upon the occurrence of the first Cycle during the Cycle Period, if any, the first (1st) thirty thousand (30,000) Eligible Entrants who register at MLB.com/lyftcycle during the Promotion Window (as defined below) (“Offer Recipients”) will be emailed a Promotional Code. (Approximate Retail Value of each Promotional Code is $60; actual value may vary depending on the total cost of the rides and any difference in value will not be awarded.) Limit one (1) Promotional Code per Eligible Entrant.

 

ELIGIBILITY: This Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who, at the time of entry, (a) are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority), (b) have a valid email address, and (c) do not have a Lyft account (“Eligible Entrants”). The officers, directors and employees of the MLB Entities (defined below), Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotional and judging agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (grandparent, parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each) of and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.  By participating, each Eligible Entrant agrees to abide by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rules or regulation.

 

PROMOTION TIMING: “The Promotion will be made available starting at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Pacific Time (“PT”) on the first (1st) business day following the Cycle (“Offer Start Day”) and will continue through 2:59 p.m. ET on the third (3rd) business day following the Start Date (the “Promotion Window”).

 

HOW TO OBTAIN A PROMOTIONAL CODE: During the Promotion Window, Eligible Fans must go to MLB.com/lyfttcycle and register by submitting their full name, date of birth and email address. Upon verification of eligibility, Lyft will email each Offer Recipient the Promotional Code to the email address submitted (each, an “Email”). Any attempt by an Eligible Entrant to obtain more than one (1) Promotional Code may void that Eligible Entrant's Promotional Code request and that Eligible Entrant may be disqualified. Lyft and the MLB Entities are not responsible for Email which is returned as non-deliverable or filtered or deleted by Eligible Entrant’s email settings.

 

HOW TO REDEEM A PROMOTIONAL CODE: Within fourteen (14) days of the date of the Email, Offer Recipients must download the Lyft mobile application, create a Lyft account (including the entry of a valid payment card [“Personal Payment Method”]) and enter the Promotional Code in the credit code section under the Payment tab (“Code Redemption”). Use of the Lyft mobile application is governed by the applicable site or application terms of use and privacy policy.

 

LYFT RIDE TERMS: Promotional Code is valid for four (4) Lyft ride credits each redeemable for up to fifteen dollars ($15) off a single Lyft ride ("Credit").  Promotional Codes valid for Eligible Entrants only.  Credit will expire within fourteen (14) days of Code Redemption.  Credit can only be used on the Lyft platform and is not redeemable for cash.  Cannot be combined with other offers.  All tips and any charges exceeding the Credit value will be applied to your Personal Payment Method.  If any Lyft ride is less than the Credit value, the difference will be forfeited, will not carry-over to or be applied against future Lyft rides, may not be applied to the tip and will not be otherwise awarded to Offer Recipient. Use of Lyft is subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failure or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s or MLBAM's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper function of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor and/or MLBAM in their sole discretion. Sponsor and/or MLBAM reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the process to obtain or redeem a Promotional Code or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, MLBAM and Lyft reserve the right to seek damages from any person responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any failure to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Participants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Terms and Conditions. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on an applicable website and/or the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s and MLBAM's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Promotion. In the event that the Promotion is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right to discontinue or modify the Promotion, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, the Promotional Parties (as defined below) shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.

 

As a condition of the Promotion, each participant agrees (a) to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, the MLB.com Privacy Policy and MLB.com Website Terms of Use; (b) to release and hold harmless MLBAM, the other MLB Entities, Lyft and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, distributors and independent franchisees, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents, (collectively, "Promotional Parties") from any and all claims, demands, losses, promises, causes of action, injuries, damages and/or liabilities that may arise, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in this Promotion or from the receipt or use or misuse of the Promotion Code or Lyft rides, or any activity related to the receipt or use of the Promotional Code or Lyft rides; (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain award for, and each participant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (d) all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Lyft rides or any advertising, marketing, promotion or publicity materials in connection therewith, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (e) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual third-party out-of-pocket costs incurred, if any, excluding attorneys' fees and court costs; and (f) remedies are limited to a claim for money damages, if any, and participant irrevocably waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability, so the above may not apply to you.

 

The Promotional Parties are not responsible for any technical, computer, network, typographical, printing, human or other errors or omissions relating to or in connection with this Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion or any errors appearing in any Promotion-related materials including, without limitation, errors in advertising, the Terms and Conditions or the distribution of promotion codes. The Promotional Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider, computer systems, servers, or software, or failure of any registration or email to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's computer and/or mobile device related to or resulting from participation in the Promotion.

 

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions or the rights and obligations of participants or the Promotional Parties in connection with the Promotion will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's laws.

 

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MLB® World Series® Sweepstakes Presented by Lyft

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT, OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, ON THE DATE OF ENTRY, ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER (EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CERTAIN STATES WHERE THE LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY IS GREATER THAN EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE, SUCH LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY).  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. FOR PERSONS WHO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES, THESE RULES GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF PARTICIPATION AND PRIZE AWARD.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with, Apple, Inc., any MLB Entity or person or other entity, including any third party, other than the Sponsor (as defined below). All entry data provided online is provided to Sponsor and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

1. Sponsor.

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Lyft, Inc. (the “Sponsor” or “Lyft”), who may be contacted by email at support@lyft.com, or by mail at 2300 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94110.  

2. Sweepstakes Period and Description of Sweepstakes.  

The MLB World Series Sweepstakes Presented by Lyft (the “Sweepstakes”) shall commence at 3:00pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on the first business day following the first Cycle Event (“Start Date”) and will continue through 2:59 p.m. ET on the third (3rd) business day following the Start Date (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “Cycle Event” is defined as one (1) Major League Baseball (“MLB”) player hitting a single, a double, a triple, and a home run, as determined by official MLB scorekeepers, in a single MLB game, as defined by MLB, played during September or October of the MLB 2015 regular season following the posting of these Sweepstakes terms (“Cycle Event Period”). In the event that there is no Cycle Event, there will be no Sweepstakes.  For clarity, there will be no more than one (1) random drawing and one (1) Winner regardless of the number of Cycle Events that occur. Notice of this Sweepstakes will be posted on Sponsor’s webpage located at: https://lyft.squarespace.com (the “Sweepstakes Promotional Page”).

 

3. How to Enter.

Participants may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of two (2) ways: online or mail. All eligible Participants entering the Sweepstakes must comply with all terms and conditions of these Rules. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/Lyft account/household, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.  Online Method: During the Sweepstakes Period, Participants may enter by going to MLB.com/lyftcycle (and, if necessary, clicking on the Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links) to access the online entry form. Participants must enter their name, email address, and any other non-optional data requested on the form to be eligible.  All information submitted online by participants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, MLB.com’s Terms of Use accessible at: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/about_mlb_com/terms_of_use.jsp and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy.  Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void. All online entries must include a valid email address for the Participant.  Online entrants to the Sweepstakes may be given the option to receive (a) commercial email from Sponsor and/or MLB.com, and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from MLB.com; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such emails and/or mobile text messages and updates and consenting to receive such emails and/or mobile text messages and updates will not impact any entrant’s chances of winning. Standard messaging rates apply to mobile text messages and updates. Check with your mobile service provider for more information. Mail-in Method: Participants who do not wish to enter online may enter by mailing in to Sponsor’s address (2300 Harrison St., San Francisco, California 94110), with proper postage affixed, one (1) three by five (3 x 5) postcard with their name, phone number, email address (optional), city of residence, age, and the name of this Sweepstakes (“MLB World Series Sweepstakes Presented by Lyft”). Mail-in entries must be received by Sponsor within seven (7) days of the Sweepstakes Period end date to be eligible; provided, however, that in the event the Sweepstakes Period end date is a Sunday or a legal holiday, mail-in entries must be received within eight (8) days of the Sweepstakes Period end date to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  

 

4. Winner Determination and Requirements.

 

4.1 The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about ten (10) days following the Cycle Event, if any. There will be one (1) Winner of the Sweepstakes. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”).  If a Cycle Event occurs, odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.  The purchase of any goods or services is not required for entry and will not increase any Participant’s chances of winning.

4.2 The potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email and in order to claim the Prize, the potential winner must notify and confirm with the Sponsor in writing (for which email shall suffice) his/her acceptance of the Prize by no later than one (1) hour after notification was given.  Any failure of the potential winner to notify and communicate acceptance within the specified time will result in forfeiture of the Prize and an alternate potential winner may be selected at the Sponsor’s sole discretion by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, for any reason fails to claim the Prize within one (1) hour of notification, or declines the Prize for any reason, the potential winner forfeits the Prize.  In the event that a potential winner forfeits or is disqualified for any reason, an alternate potential winner will be selected by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

4.3 The Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and other fees associated with his or her receipt and use of the Prize. No substitution, assignment or transfer of Prize is permitted, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another prize of greater or equal value if Prize cannot be awarded as stated.  The Sponsor will withhold and/or report taxes as required by the applicable law of the Sponsor’s jurisdiction and the Winner’s jurisdiction.  All decisions of the Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes and the application of these Rules are final and binding.

4.4 The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who (a) are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry, and (b) Lyft account holders as of the Start Date. Individuals meeting the foregoing criteria shall be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and shall herein be referred to each, as a “Participant” and collectively as, “Participants”. The officers, directors and employees of the MLB Entities (defined below), Sponsor and its subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising, promotional and judging agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (grandparent, parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each) of and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.  By participating, each Participant agrees to abide by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.

 

4.5 If the Sponsor does not already have one on file, the potential winner must sign and return to the Sponsor a completed Form W-9 (“W-9”) for tax reporting purposes, in order to claim the Prize. Any potential winner notification returned as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of the Prize and an alternate potential winner may be selected at the Sponsor’s sole discretion by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the W-9 and any other requested documents within the required time period, fails to provide the Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency, fails to provide any required additional information upon the Sponsor’s request, or the Prize is returned as undelivered, such potential winner forfeits the Prize. In the event that a potential winner forfeits or is disqualified for any reason, an alternate potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.  Information collected by Sponsor from potential winner is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at www.lyft.com/privacy.  By entering this Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees that he or she has reviewed and accepts the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

5. Prize.

One (1) Prize will be awarded. Winner will receive two (2) tickets for Winner and one (1) guest for one (1) game of the 2015 MLB World Series (to be determined at the discretion of Sponsor, subject to availability (the “Prize”). The Prize is valued at approximately ($600) USD. Any difference in Prize value will not be awarded. Sponsor may notify the Winner of the value of the Prize on the Prize (tickets) themselves or otherwise in writing. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME, LODGING AND PARKING NOT INCLUDED. Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner’s companion must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change.  The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason.  The Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the Prize.  Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition.  Releasees (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition ticket(s).

 

6. Publicity Release.

By participating in this Sweepstakes each Participant agrees that Lyft and the applicable MLB Entities may film and photograph Winner and record Winner’s voice and image, including any performance or recitation or delivery of any creative work (the “Material”). The Winner acknowledges that Lyft will be the sole and exclusive owner of the Material and that Lyft and the MLB Entities may edit the Material as they see fit and use the Material or any part of it throughout the world in all media now known or hereafter devised, an unlimited number of times in perpetuity without payment of any compensation or further permission or notice.  To the extent that ownership rights in the Material do not automatically vest in Lyft, Winner hereby assigns to Lyft all present and future right, title and interest in all proprietary rights, including but not limited to copyright, whether now known or in the future created, throughout the world in the Material.  The Winner agrees to waive for the benefit of Lyft and all assignees, licensees and sub-licensees of Lyft, any and all moral rights or similar rights which the Winner has or obtains in the future, any underlying copyright material and in relation to any copyright material created by the Winner.

6.1 The Material, Winner’s name, voice, likeness, image and any biographical or other material Winner supplies to Lyft may also be used by Lyft and its licensees and assigns to promote or advertise Lyft in all media throughout the world and in perpetuity. Any statements Winner makes that are recorded shall be, to the best of Winner’s knowledge, true and will not violate anyone’s rights.  The Winner understands that neither Lyft nor the MLB Entities promise to use the Material.  The Winner understands that no fee is payable to Winner (or any person associated with Winner) now, or at any time in the future in connection with the use of the Material.  

6.2 The Winner hereby waives any right of inspection or approval of Winner’s appearance and personal information or the uses to which such appearance and personal information may be put.  The Winner hereby agrees not to assert a claim of any nature whatsoever against anyone or any entity, including Lyft, the MLB Entities and any person or entity associated to the exercise of the permissions granted hereunder.  If Lyft breaches any term of these Rules, the Winner will not seek injunctive relief.  The Winner agrees that his/her sole remedy is the right to recover damages.  The Winner hereby releases and discharges Lyft, the MLB Entities, Facebook and Apple, Inc. from any and all claims arising out of or under this Sweepstakes or the Material.  By participating, the Winner acknowledges that he/she has not granted any other person or entity the exclusive right to use the Material and that the use of the Material shall not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.  

 

7. Conduct.

By entering into this Sweepstakes, Participants agree to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. These Rules are accessible on the Sweepstakes Promotional Page through the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification.

 

8. General Conditions.

The Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by the Sponsor or the MLB Entities. The Prize is not transferable, redeemable for cash or substitutable except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) for a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All Prize details not covered by these Rules are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize you may win, Winner agrees that he or she has all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to the Sponsor and the MLB Entities as expressed herein and will abide by and be bound by the Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions.

 

8.1 The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select the potential winner by random drawing from among all eligible entries received up until the time of cancellation. The Sponsor and/or MLBAM reserve the right to cancel or modify this Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond its reasonable control impairs the integrity of this Sweepstakes, as determined by the Sponsor and/or MLBAM in their sole discretion. In such event, the Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prize at random from among the remaining eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor and/or MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Rules or any other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

8.2 By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Participant hereby acknowledges that he/she has read, accepted, and agreed to be bound by these Official Rules (these “Rules”). Notwithstanding anything contained in these Rules, each Participant further acknowledges that his or her use of the Lyft platform in connection with this Sweepstakes is governed by and subject to the Lyft Terms of Service located at www.lyft.me/terms.  The Sponsor shall determine, in its sole discretion, if any Participant shall be disqualified for any reason, and all decisions of disqualification by the Sponsor are final. Releasees are not responsible for entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules for any reason, including without limitation due to (a) loss, interruption or unavailable network, server, website or other connections; (b) miscommunications; (c) undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; (d) insufficient space in Participant’s email account to receive email; or (e) other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees, and any such entries will be disqualified. Void where prohibited and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.

 

8.3 In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address and/or phone number used to participate in this Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the Participant.  The Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  The authorized account holder is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT ALTERNATIVE EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS.

 

8.4 CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


 

9. Limitations of Liability.

By receipt of the Prize, the Winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective affiliated companies, franchisees, the MLB Entities, Facebook, Apple, Inc., and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Releasees”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes or receipt, acceptance or use or misuse of the Prize. Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the Winner and distribution of the Prize. Releasees are not responsible for, and Participant hereby releases the Releasees from, any claims arising from: (a) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer, network, hardware or software; (c) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service; (d) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or this Sweepstakes; (e) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to Participant’s computer or mobile device, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in this Sweepstakes or from downloading or accessing any material, regardless of whether the material was prepared by the Sponsor or a third party, and regardless of whether the material is connected to the Sweepstakes by a hypertext link. If for any reason an Participant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Participant’s sole remedy is another entry in this Sweepstakes, if such Sweepstakes have not been discontinued for any reason. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes set forth in these Rules to be available and/or claimed, the Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing from among all remaining legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

 

10. Disputes.

Except where prohibited, Participants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the Prize awarded, or the determination of the Winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (b) 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 attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for and Participant 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.  If Participant cannot be bound to arbitration according to local laws, all disputes, claims, and causes of action shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in an action in a State or Federal court located in San Francisco, California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of an Participant and/or the Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of any jurisdiction.

 

11. Winner Information.

For the Winner’s names, mail a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 1, 2015, to: MLB World Series Sweepstakes Presented by Lyft Winners List c/o Lyft, Inc., 2300 Harrison St., San Francisco, California 94110.

 

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