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ACE iPad Giveaway for the AARP Health & Wellness Program

CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

    1. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Contest is open solely to individuals who, at the time of his/her submission of a Contest entry, are (a) eighteen (18) years of age and (b) legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

 

    1. Employees, contractors, directors and officers of The American Council on Exercise (“Sponsor”), its divisions and subsidiaries, and the web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest (collectively, “Contest Parties”), and the immediate family members of each (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse or "step" of each, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their 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 Promotion) are not eligible to enter or win. The Contest is void outside of the geographic areas listed above, and the Contest is void anywhere else where prohibited by law.

 

    1. CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest period begins on April 1, 2011, at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”), and ends on April 30, 2011, at 11:59 p.m., PT (the “Entry Period”).

 

    1. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, send a self addressed stamped envelope to ACE AARP Fitness iPad Giveaway, Attn: Marketing Dept, 4851 Paramount Dr, San Diego, CA 92123 between April 1, 2011 and April 30, 2100. Individuals who enroll as an ACE-certified Fitness Professional in the AARP Fitness and Wellness Program at http://www.acefitness.org/aarp/ during the contest period will be automatically enrolled in the contest and do not have to submit a self addressed stamped envelope.

 

    1. CONTEST PROCESS:
        1. Entry Period - The Entry Period begins on April 1, 2011 at 11:59 a.m., PT, and ends on April 30, 2011 at 11:59 p.m., PT.

        1. Grand Prize Winner Announcement-- On May 7, 2011, Sponsor will announce and notify the first and last name and the city, state/province (if applicable) and country of residence of the “Grand Prize Winner.” Such first and last name and such city, state/province (if applicable) and country of residence will be posted at www.acefitness.org/contest/ and city, state/province (if applicable) and country of residence additionally may be posted (at the sole discretion of Sponsor) on certain other web sites owned and/or operated by Sponsor or an affiliate(s) of Sponsor. For purposes of clarification, you specifically acknowledge and understand that the potential Grand Prize Winner shall not become the actual Grand Prize Winner unless and until his/her eligibility to participate in the Contest has been verified.

 

    1. PRIZE: One (1) GRAND PRIZE: The Grand Prize shall consist of one (1) Apple iPad valued in the amount of Four Hundred and Ninety Nine United States Dollars (U.S. $499).

 

    1. GENERAL CONDITIONS: The winner is solely responsible for any federal, state and local taxes on his/her respective prize. No substitution of any prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No transfer of prize is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with another prize of equal or greater value. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available at http://www.acefitness.org), which are final and binding in all respects. An unclaimed prize will not be awarded. The prize winner is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The prize will be shipped within approximately 6 weeks of end of the Contest Entry Period. If a prize is returned as undeliverable or cannot be awarded for any reason, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including 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 Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible or who tampers with the entry process and void all associated entries, and to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest. In the event of cancellation, the prize will be awarded in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time of cancellation. This Contest is offered only in the United States and is governed by the laws of the state of California, and all claims must be resolved in the federal or state courts in San Diego County, California.

 

    1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: No liability or responsibility is assumed by the Contest Parties resulting from user's participation in, attempt to participate in the Contest, download of any information in connection with participating in the Contest. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Contest Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences, without limitation, that may affect the operation of the Contest: 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 to or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the www.acefitness.org Web Site (“Web Site”) in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or Web Site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bug, worm; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest. Contest Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Web Site or other Contest-related materials. By participating in the Contest, the entrant thereby releases the Sponsor from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Contest. By accepting a prize, winner (and winner’s parent or legal guardian, if a prize winner is considered an eligible minor in his/her state of residence) agrees to release and hold Contest Parties, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents harmless from and against, any liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Contest; from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize; and any liability for taxes, duties or other levies assessed upon any of the prizes. Except if the winner is a resident of Tennessee, or where prohibited by law, by accepting prize, winner grants permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes, in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without additional compensation, notification or permission. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of Criminal and Civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and any other remedies (including Attorney’s fees) from any participant to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

    1. MISCELLANEOUS: The sole and full copyright ownership in and to the Contest and all accompanying materials belongs to Sponsor. All rights in and to the Contest and such materials are reserved by Sponsor.

 

  1. SPONSOR: The American Council on Exercise, 4851 Paramount Drive, San Diego, CA 92123.