These Official Rules (“Rules”) govern the operation of the Sonic the Hedgehog Xbox One X custom console Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA, 98052, USA, is the Sweepstakes sponsor (“Sponsor”). Paramount Pictures Corporation has no legal obligations with regards to the execution and administration of this Sweepstakes.
In these Rules, "Microsoft", "we", "our", and "us" refer to Sponsor and “you” and "yourself" refers to a Sweepstakes participant, or the parent/legal guardian of any minor Sweepstakes entrant. By entering you (your parent/legal guardian if you are a minor) agree to be bound by these rules.
3. ENTRY PERIOD
The Sweepstakes starts at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, and ends at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (“Entry Period”).
To enter, you must be a legal resident of any Xbox Live supported region (http://www.xbox.com/en-US/live/countries), and be 18 years of age or older. Minors must have consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Employees and directors of Microsoft Corporation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, are not eligible, nor are persons involved in the execution or administration of this Sweepstakes, or the family members of each above (parents, children, siblings, spouse/domestic partners, or individuals residing in the same household). Void in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria and where prohibited.
5. HOW TO ENTER
No Purchase Necessary.
To enter you must do all of the following:
1. Login to your legally registered Twitter account and visit https://www.twitter.com/xbox/ to become of a follower of @xbox.
2. Re-tweet the promotional post and include the hashtag #SonicXboxsweepstakes.
All required elements must be included to be eligible. By re-tweeting, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) entry per person.
We are not responsible for excess, lost, late, or incomplete entries. If disputed, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address, social media account, or other method used to enter.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for administering the Promotion and to contact you if you are a winner.
6. WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND PRIZES
At the end of the Entry Period, Microsoft will randomly select one (1) winner from among all eligible entries. One winner will receive one (1) Sonic the Hedgehog branded Xbox One X custom console (Approximate Retail Value $499), pending confirmation of eligibility.
Potential winners will be notified via DM on Twitter. You must be a follower of @xbox for us to contact you if you win. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return any Forms, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected time allowing. If you are apotential winner and you are 18 or older, but are considered a minor in your place of legal residence, we may require your parent or legal guardian to sign all required forms on your behalf. Unclaimed prizes will remain unawarded.
The ARV of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. We will determine the value of the prize to be the fair market value at the time of prize award. Prizes are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty or any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $499
We will only award one (1) prize per person during the Entry Period. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes will be sent no later than 28 days after winner selection. Prize winners may be required to complete and return prize claim and / or tax forms (“Forms”) within the deadline stated in the winner notification. Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who is advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. By accepting a prize, you agree that Microsoft may use your entry, name, image and hometown online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Promotion without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.
The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received.
8. GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
To the extent allowed by law, by entering you agree to release and hold harmless Microsoft and paramount Pictures Corporation and their respective parents, partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won.
All local laws apply. The decisions of Microsoft are final and binding
We reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes for any reason, including cheating, technology failure, catastrophe, war or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that affects the integrity of this Promotion, whether human or mechanical. If the integrity of the Promotion cannot be restored, we may select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes. Rules violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and may be banned from participation in Microsoft Promotions.
9. GOVERNING LAW
This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Promotion.
10. WINNERS LIST
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Sonic the Hedgehog Xbox One X custom console” within 30 days of Friday, April 17, 2020 to receive winner list.