This Gas Card prize program (Program) is conducted by HMS National, Inc. (HMS), 1625 NW 136th Avenue, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33323-2842. Entries may be obtained online by Real Estate Professions that register for the promotion, sign up for the HMS Insider Newsletter, or submit Customized Buyer or Seller Videos through Marketopia. Complete entry forms must be submitted according to instructions on the entry form. HMS is not responsible if your entry is not received for any reason. No purchase is necessary to participate in the Program, but the winner is responsible for any taxes that may be imposed. Your chances of winning are the same regardless of whether you purchase or have purchased anything from HMS. To enter the contest, complete all the required fields on the entry form and press the Start button. Once registered, you may received additional entries by signing up for HS Insider or following the directions to complete a Customized Buyer or Seller Video on Marketopia. Any information you submit to enter the Program becomes our property and you grant us all rights to the use of that information. We might use this information to notify prize winners and for HMS marketing purposes, through telephone, e-mail, and mail. By participating in the Program, you consent to HMS's use of the information you submit.
Winners chosen by HMS, based on a random drawing, will be awarded a gas card (the Prize). The winners must abide by any terms and conditions imposed the by gas card issuer and these Official Rules, including any terms and conditions on the entry form. Any HMS decisions, on all matters related to the Program, are final and binding.
Only individuals who are U.S. citizens age 18 or older, that have provided all of the required information on the entry forms, and submitted entries between 05/15/12 and 07/15/12 are eligible to participate in the Program. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Program: employees and vendors of HMS and its parent, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families (spouse and parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and members of their households, whether or not related. HMS reserves the right to disqualify any participant for failing to sufficiently complete the entry forms or using explicit or otherwise inappropriate language. Individuals are ineligible if they reside in a state where the Program is prohibited by law.
Entries generated by forgery or any other means which subvert the entry process will be void. Should such an attempt be made, HMS reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Prizes; Odds of Winning; Award Notification; Identification of Prize Winner
Prizes will be awarded based on a random selection every two weeks, over the duration of the Program, for a total of four drawings. The first drawing will award 20 winners with $50 Gas Cards. The second drawing will award 10 winners with $100 Gas Cards. The third drawing will award 5 winners with $150 Gas Cards. The fourth drawing will award two winners with $500 Gas Cards. The average retail value is $101.35 for each Gas Card. The total retail value of all prizes available is $3,750.00.
The odds of winning a Prize depend on how many individuals submit complete entry forms at various times. For example, if 500 individuals submit entry forms for the first drawing, your chance of winning would be 20 out of 500.
Prize winners will be selected and notified via e-mail, telephone, or mail near the end of the Program. The notification will contain information needed to claim the Prize, which may include a request that the winner contact us. If a response is requested of the Prize winner but none is received by HMS within two days (weekends and U.S. national holidays excluded), the Prize will be considered unclaimed and forfeited, in which case, in HMS's sole determination, an alternative winner may be selected. The Prize winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and agree to a Liability and Publicity Release. If there is a dispute as to the identity the Prize winner, the Prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address submitted and s/he must comply with these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be required to provide HMS with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
The Prizes may not be redeemed for cash, transferred or substituted, except by HMS. Any taxes, gratuities, costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance shall be paid by the winner.
Limitation on Liability
By participating in the Program, you agree to release and hold harmless HMS, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, " Released Parties" ) from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death, and attorney's fees that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in, the Program, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize, or participation in any Program-related activity; and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or delivery of merchandise.
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or Program announcements, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, ISP, website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Program, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Program, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Program announcement or Program-related materials.
Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in any Program. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Program or downloading materials from or use of any website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Program or an associated website, who are in violation of these Official Rules, or who act in a disruptive manner as solely determined by HMS, will be disqualified, and all associated entries will be void.
If you found or entered the Program through Facebook, you agree to completely release Facebook of all claims, acknowledge that the Program is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, and that you are providing entry information to HMS and not to Facebook.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES INCURRED BY ANY ENTRANT OR ANY THIRD PARTY EVEN IF ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITH RESPECT TO A PRIZE IN THE FORM OF MERCHANDISE OR SERVICES, HMS DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
This Program is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited by law.
By providing your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail to participate in the Program, you expressly authorize HMS or its representative to contact you regarding the Program and HMS marketing solicitations.
By accepting a Prize, the winner grants HMS and its designees the right to use his/her name, biographical information, photo and/or likeness, and written or verbal statements, for advertising, publicity, promotional and other purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or HMSin connection with the Program shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any laws other than the laws of the state of Florida. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. Venue for all suits will be in federal or state courts located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida..
If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
You can obtain the list of winners for the Program by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send a request for the winners' list along with a self addressed, stamped envelope to: HMS Program Coordinator, 1625 NW 136th Avenue, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33323-2842. Requests made more than 90 days after the Program ends will not be honored.