2020 GATE Sippin’ Summer Selfie Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
The “Sippin’ Summer Selfie” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is intended for legal residents of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina only (collectively; “Participating States”) and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not a legal resident in one of the Participating States at the time of entry.
SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by GATE Petroleum Company, 9540 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32257 (the “Sponsor”).
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal U.S. citizens that are residents of one of the Participating States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). Employees, officers and representatives of Sponsor and any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, franchisees, licensees, distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and members of the immediate family (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate. Void outside of the Participating States, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements, in any manner it deems appropriate.
Promotion Period: Sweepstakes begins 10:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on July 7, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on August 31, 2020 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
How to Enter:
There are four (4) ways to enter. During the Promotion Period, you can enter by the following method(s) outlined below.
1) Via Facebook - Post a selfie of you and your GATE Arctic Zone Cup to the Official GATE Station Facebook page and using the hashtag #GATESippinSummerSelfie.
2) Via Instagram - Post a selfie of you and your GATE Arctic Zone Cup to Instagram using the hashtag #GATESippinSummerSelfie and tag @gatestores. Your account must be public to enter via Instagram.
3) Via Twitter - Post a selfie of you and your GATE Arctic Zone Cup to Twitter using the hashtag #GATESippinSummerSelfie and tag @gate_stores. Your account must be public to enter via Twitter.
4) By mail – Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes without the obligation of purchase by mailing a 3”x5” index card with their name address and phone number TYPED (not hand written) to:
GATE SIPPIN’ SUMMER SWEEPS
PO Box 23627 Jacksonville, FL 32241.
The postmark date will serve as the date of entry. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2020, and received no later than September 4, 2020. Regardless of the entry option chosen (except for entry by mail), you must use the hashtag #GATESippinSummerSelfie to be considered.
If entering via a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply. Entries must be in compliance with the Entry Requirements outlined below. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Multiple Entrants may not share the same social media account. In the event of a dispute, the natural person associated with the social media account used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. No robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries (collectively “automated entries”). Automated entries, or, multiple entries by the same person/e-mail address, or entries that have been tampered with will result in disqualification of all such entries.
Entry Requirements: By submitting an Entry in the Sweepstakes, you hereby warrant and represent that your Entry conforms to the requirements set forth herein. Entries must be in English. Entries must include #GATESippinSummerSelfie. Entries must meet the following requirements: Entry cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity; Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; Entry cannot contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; Entry cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media or musical “samples” other than the musical tracks provided) without permission; Entry cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, other than entrant, without permission; Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and Entry cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.
Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen entries prior to posting them to the website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit. Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant.
One (1) $100 GATE Stores gift card will be awarded each week during the promotion period totaling eight (8) $100 GATE Stores gift cards giveaways.
One (1) $2,000 GATE Stores gift card value of “free gas for a year” will be awarded as the grand prize post promotion period.
Prize schedule as follows:
7/10 $100 GATE Stores gift card
7/17 $100 GATE Stores gift card
7/24 $100 GATE Stores gift card
7/31 $100 GATE Stores gift card
8/7 $100 GATE Stores gift card
8/14 $100 GATE Stores gift card
8/21 $100 GATE Stores gift card
8/28 $100 GATE Stores gift card
9/4 $2,000 GATE Stores gift card
Odds of winning the Prizes depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for the Promotion Period. Prize is nontransferable. No cash redemptions or substitutions permitted, except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize for equal or greater value.
Prize Award Procedures: The potential winner will be notified by the Sponsor through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter or via phone number located on mail in entry. For social media entries, Sponsor will post a comment to potential winner on the potential winner’s submitted Entry requesting potential winner to private message GATE Stations’ Facebook page, Instagram account or Twitter account with their email address. Email (or phone contact) must be received within 72 hours of notification or Prize will be forfeited. Potential winner may be required to demonstrate control of the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter account associated with a winning Entry. Potential Prize winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where permitted) within 14 days of request. Failure to comply will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If any Prize or Prize-related communication is returned as undeliverable, Prize will be forfeited. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of Instagram mailing address, e-mail address, and/or telephone number of Entrants. Any unclaimed or undeliverable Prize may not be awarded. Prize will be shipped to the address provided.
General Conditions: By entering, Entrants agree (a) to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor (as defined herein) and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, Facebook, Inc., and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability, for any damages, injuries or losses of any kind to person(s), including death, or property, arising directly or indirectly from the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or his/her participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from the Sponsor’s use of any Entry submitted (including but not limited to claims that Sponsor’s use of the Entry violates the rights of any person featured in the Entry); and (b) to grant (and to confirm such grant in writing promptly upon request) to Sponsor and those acting under Sponsor’s authority the right to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, image, statements and biographical information at any time or times for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without review, notification, approval or additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All taxes on prizes, if any, are solely the responsibility of the winners.
All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the internal laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules that may cause the application of laws of another jurisdiction. By entering, Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts in Jacksonville, FL.
Limitations of Liability: Neither Sponsor nor their respective agencies are responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, or cable hardware, software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information.
Neither Sponsor nor their respective agencies are responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of website. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds may be tampering with the entry process or operation of the Sweepstakes or website, may be acting in violation of the terms of the website or these Official Rules or may be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading or copying materials from or use of website. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, or if due to any technical, production or other error, more prizes are claimed or awarded than are described in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and randomly select winner from Entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. No more than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor or its agents.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR AND EACH OF ITS RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES OR RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING ENTRANTS ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES INTERNET SITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.