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Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation – Rebuilding NJ Campaign Official Rules
The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Fundraising Campaign (the "Campaign") is sponsored by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, located at 1635 Market Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (“JBJSF”), and administered by Rally, which is incorporated as Piryx, Inc., located at 144 2nd St, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105 ("Rally"). Participation in the Campaign constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Rally, which are final and binding. Winning a reward (“Reward”) is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other applicable requirements.
You may enter the Campaign between 9:00:00 AM Pacific Time ("PT") on December 12, 2012 and 5:00:00 pm PT on January 31, 2013 ("Campaign Period"). All submissions ("Submissions") must be received by 11:59:00 PM PT on January 30, 2013.
As further described below, there are two components to the Campaign: (i) the fundraising campaign, in which Entrants (as defined below) can run a Rally Fan Fundraising page solicit donations on behalf of the JBJSF cause page (the “Campaign”), and (ii) a monthly sweepstakes, where are an eligible winner will be selected once per month at random to receive a special reward from the JBJSF (the “Sweepstakes”). An “Entrant” is an individual who is eligible under these Official Rules to participate in the Campaign and who enters either the Campaign or the Sweepstakes.
The person uploading the Submission to the Campaign will be deemed the Entrant for purposes of the Campaign. The Entrant for purposes of the Campaign is the one (1) person who owns the email address associated with the Rally “Fan Fundraising” page used to solicit donations on behalf of the JBJSF cause page (the “Entrant Page”). Fan Fundraisers will receive credit on the Leaderboard and prizes will be awarded based upon the donations received from their unique donation url, which can be found, when logged in to the entrants Rally.org account by clicking the “Settings,” link on the navigation bar at the top and then clicking “sharing your Rally.” The url can be found where it says: “Your donation page.” They will not be credited for individuals If any group elects to collaborate on a Submission, they are required to designate one (1) person as the agent of the group to enter the Campaign, agree to these rules and accept the Reward on behalf of the group.
Each individual Entrant is allowed a total of one (1) Submission. A person may only submit or collaborate on a total of one (1) Submission.
Each Submission must be the original work of the Entrant produced for this Campaign; it must not infringe any party's intellectual property or other rights; it must be suitable for display and publication on a national level (e.g. may not be obscene or indecent, including but not limited to nudity or profanity); it must not contain obscene or pornographic material, it must not contain defamatory statements (including but not limited to words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group), it must not include threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace, it must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity, and it must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations or network standards.
Each Submission must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the Entrant or Collaborating Team Member). Use of any unauthorized music, images or other copyrighted materials may result in disqualification of your Submission, in Rally's sole discretion.
To enter the Sweepstakes, you may either (i) make a donation via an Entrant Page during the Campaign Period (with each donation counting as one entry), or (ii) send an entry to Rally during the Campaign Period by printing your name, address and daytime phone number on a 3” x 5” card and mailing it to Rally at 144 2nd St, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, Attn: JBJSF Sweepstakes (each, an “Eligible Entry”). There is a limit of one Eligible Entry per Entrant per day (defined as 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time). Any late, lost, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entries will be disqualified and Company (and its agents) will not be responsible for such entries. Entries must be actually received by Company no later than the end of the Campaign Period in order to qualify as Eligible Entries. Each Entrant is eligible to win only one (1) Sweepstakes Reward during the Campaign Period.
The Campaign is open only to legal residents of any one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. The following individuals are not eligible for the campaign: employees of Rally, employees of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, employees of Jon Bon Jovi, employees of Bon Jovi the band, employees of Sparkart and employees of each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, distributors, Web design, advertising, fulfillment, insurance agencies, judging and Campaign agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Campaign (collectively, "Campaign Parties"), and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and spouse or "step") of each and those living in the same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Campaign) of each such employees. Neither Rally nor any of the Campaign Parties (as defined below) are liable for any disputes between collaborators arising under or related to the Campaign.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE THE CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING, ENTRANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.
Submissions that do not comply in all material respects with Rally's Terms of Service or these Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited, or inappropriate content as determined by Rally, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and will not be published or considered for Rewards. If disqualified, all funds donated and related to the submission or campaign will be kept by the cause.
All Entrants who are selected to receive a Reward ("Recipients") are subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility, compliance with these Official Rules and completion of release forms (described below). If attempted notification is returned as undeliverable, if a Recipient cannot be verified, or if a Recipient is otherwise unable to accept an Reward, the Reward will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate finalist provided sufficient time remains, in Rally's discretion.
Entrants agree that Rally has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Campaign and that all decisions of Rally are final and binding.
If the actual, alleged or publicized conduct of any Entrant is illegal or, if any Entrant has been charged with or convicted of a crime, or in Rally's sole discretion is otherwise grossly offensive or violates generally accepted standards of behavior (including, but not limited to, illicit drug use or public intoxication) or otherwise leads Rally to believe or conclude that the public association with the Entrant subjects Rally, JBJSF, or any of the Campaign Parties to ridicule, contempt, controversy, embarrassment or scandal, Rally, in its sole discretion, may disqualify Entrant and their Submission will no longer be eligible for this Campaign.
Rewards for the Campaign will be given to the top fan fundraisers as listed on Rally LeaderBoard (based on total funds raised by donors making donations through each Entrant Page) at the end of the Campaign (January 31, 2013). Rewards will be awarded by the JBJSF and its sponsors / partners (and not Rally) and all decisions are final.
The Rewards for the Campaign are as follows:
- Grand Reward: Be the top fan fundraiser to raise the most donations will receive a pair of P2 tickets to a 2013 Bon Jovi show, backstage tour, access to the Official VIP Pre-Show Party, an autographed Bon Jovi Heart & Dagger Leather Jacket, and a letter from the Soul Foundation
- Silver Reward: The top 10 fan fundraisers who raise $1,000 or more will receive a pair of P2 tickets to a 2013 Bon Jovi show, and a letter from the Soul Foundation
- Bronze Reward: The top 100 fan fundraisers who raise $500 or more will receive an autographed photo from JBJ + a letter from the Soul Foundation
Rewards for the Sweepstakes will be awarded on the last day each month by 5:00 pm Pacific Time, to commence on December 12 ending on January 30, by selecting from the total number of Eligible Entries received during such month. If the winner is unable to accept the Reward, or if the winner is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, Rally will automatically disqualify the winner and will draw another winner at random. Each Entrant is eligible to win only one (1) Reward under the Sweepstakes during the Campaign Period.
The Rewards for the Sweepstakes are as follows:
- A pair of P2 tickets to a 2013 Bon Jovi show, valued at up to $320 per pair of tickets.
Recipients will be notified by phone and/or email within two (2) weeks of the end of the Campaign Period.
All travel expenses, meals, gratuities, and other expenses associated with the Rewards not specifically mentioned in these rules are the Recipient’s sole responsibility. A Recipient’s participation in any or all activities associated with any Reward are voluntary and are at Recipient’s sole risk. If Recipient elects not to participate in any or all designated activities associated with a Reward, that Recipient will be afforded no additional compensation or consideration in exchange therefor.
THE MAXIMUM TOTAL APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE OF ALL REWARDS IN THE CAMPAIGN IS: $5,480
WINNERS' LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the names of the Recipients or Official Rules, send your request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by March 1, 2013 to: Rally Leaderboard Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Campaign 144 2nd St., First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105.
Certain Submissions may be featured from time to time on Rally's website and or Jon Bon Jovi’s various web properties, including but not limited to: http://www.jonbonjovisoulfoundation.org/, http://www.bonjovi.com/en/ during the Campaign Period and/or in Rally's and or Jon Bon Jovi’s social media pages and channels, in Rally's sole discretion; being selected as a featured Submission is unrelated to the judging criteria and does not guarantee selection as an Recipient. By submitting your Submission, you grant Rally a non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, publicly perform, display, reproduce, transmit, sublicense, and distribute in all media formats that exist now or in the future your Submission in connection with (1) the Campaign and the promotion of the Campaign; (2) the promotion of Rally (collectively, the "License"). The License shall commence on the date you submit your Submission. You may revoke the License at any time by providing Rally with written notice to firstname.lastname@example.org, provided, however, that if your Submission is selected as a finalist before you provide such notice, the license shall become non-revocable. Should you revoke your license, all funds raised will still be donated to the cause. The License is in addition to and shall not limit any license granted by you in Rally's Terms of Service. All rights not expressly granted by you with respect to your Submission are reserved.
No liability or responsibility is assumed by Rally, JBJSF or Campaign Parties resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the Campaign or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with participating in the Campaign. No responsibility or liability is assumed by Rally, JBJSF or Campaign Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Campaign: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Web Site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Web Site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Campaign, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Campaign, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Campaign. Rally, JBJSF and Campaign Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of Rewards or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Web Site. Use of Web Site is at user's own risk. Rally, JBJSF and Campaign Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Campaign, use of the Web Site or the download of any information from the Web Site. By participating in the Campaign, the Entrant releases Rally, JBJSF, and Campaign Parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant's participation in the Campaign. By accepting a Reward in the Campaign, winners agree that Rally, JBJSF, and Campaign Parties shall not be liable for any loss or injury resulting from participation in the Campaign, acceptance or use of any Reward, or any travel related thereto. Rally shall not be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, or any other legal or equitable theory for any indirect, consequential, special, incidental, or punitive damages in connection with the Campaign, even if Rally has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
All Entrants must have a valid e-mail address. Recipients are solely responsible for any taxes on their respective Reward, and will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the taxable value of their Reward. No substitution of Rewards is offered, except at the sole discretion of Rally. Rewards are non-transferable. Unclaimed Rewards will not be awarded. If a Reward, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Rally reserves the right to substitute another Reward of equal or greater value. If for any reason the Campaign is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Campaign, Rally reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Campaign. Further, Rally reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or any Rally or Campaign-related Web Site; (b) violating the Official Rules; (c) violating the Rally's Terms of Service, conditions of use and/or applicable general rules or guidelines; or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. This Campaign is offered only in the United States and is governed by the laws of the state of California (without regard to its conflict of laws principles). All claims relating in any manner to this Campaign or to any Submission must be resolved in the federal or state courts located in San Francisco, California.