Sony Entertainment Network web store Sweepstakes

No Purchase Necessary

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sony Entertainment Network web store Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") starts at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on April 16, 2013 and ends at 11:59 a.m. ET on May 12, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes will be divided into four (4) Weekly Entry Periods.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Sony Network Entertainment International LLC ("Sponsor"), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. ("Administrator") and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and judging organizations (collectively with Sponsor and Administrator, the "Sweepstakes Parties"), as well as their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, siblings, and their spouses) and/or persons living under the same household are not eligible to enter. This Sweepstakes shall be construed and evaluated solely according to United States law and subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.  By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including eligibility requirements.

  3. HOW TO ENTER: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. During the Sweepstakes Period, entrants may enter by visiting the official Sony Entertainment Network Facebook® Fan Page at https://www.facebook.com/sonyentertainment. From the Fan Page, "Like" Sony Entertainment Network(if you do not already), complete all required fields of the on-screen registration form, and then correctly answer the five (5) multiple choice questions presented to receive one (1) entry into that Weekly Entry Period and the Grand Prize drawing. All five (5) answers must be correct for entry to be eligible. There will be four Weekly Entry Periods, beginning each Monday at 12:00 a.m. ET and ending each Sunday at 11:59 p.m. ET the following two exceptions: The first Weekly Entry Period will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET on Monday, April 15, 2013 and will end 11:59 p.m. ET on April 21, 2013 and the final Weekly Entry Period will begin at 12:00 a.m. ET on Monday, May 6, 2013 and will end 11:59 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 12, 2013. All eligible Weekly entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET each Sunday to be eligible for the applicable Weekly Entry Period.  Limit one (1) entry by correctly answering the questions presented per person/email address per Weekly Entry Period.

    TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: Upon successfully completing your entry, you may invite eligible friends to visit the Sponsor's Facebook® Fan Page, accept the Application, complete all required fields of the on-screen registration form, and correctly answer five (5) multiple choice questions. On the day your friend(s) successfully enters the Sweepstakes through your link ("Refer-a-Friend entry"), you will receive one (1) additional entry into that Weekly Entry Period and the Grand Prize drawing. Limit twenty-five (25) Refer-a-Friend entries per person/email address throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Weekly Entries and Refer-a-Friend entries will be carried forward for subsequent Weekly Prize drawings, if any. Entrants must pay normal Internet access and usage charges that may be imposed by their online service providers. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections; or miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions, telephone transmission problems, technical failures, garbled transmissions, damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware), or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether, human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Duplicate or multiple online entries from the same person/email address or the same person using different email addresses/accounts per day are not permitted and will be automatically eliminated. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries.

  4. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) PlayStation Vita, one (1) 3-month PlayStation Plus subscription, one (1) $4.99 Movie/TV Voucher, one (1) 60-day Premium Music Unlimited subscription, and one (1) Broken City movie poster autographed by Mark Wahlberg. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $300. Weekly Prizes: Twenty (20) Weekly Prize winners (five (5) per Weekly Entry Period) will receive one (1) of the following:

    Weekly Entry Period

    Prize Description

    ARV

    April 16, 2013 – April 21, 2013

    One (1) $4.99 Movie/TV Voucher and one (1) 3-month PlayStation Plus subscription.

    $22.98 each

    April 22, 2013 – April 28, 2013

    One (1) 3-month PlayStation Plus subscription.

    $17.99 each

    April 29, 2013 – May 5, 2013

    One (1) $4.99 Movie Voucher.

    $4.99 each

    May 6, 2013 – May 12, 2013

    One (1) $4.99 TV Voucher.

    $4.99 each


    Total ARV of all prizes: $554.75. Winners are solely responsible for all taxes in connection with the prize (if applicable), including without limitation federal, state and local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof. Prizes are nontransferable, non-assignable, and no substitution or cash redemption is allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable.

  5. RANDOM DRAWING: Weekly Prize Winners will be determined in four (4) weekly random drawings, from among all eligible entries received during each week as defined above. The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted on or around May 15, 2013, from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for each drawing.

  6. GENERAL RULES: The potential Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Prize Winners will be notified by email and will be required to verify his/her mailing address within ten (10) days (including weekends) of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and alternate winner may be selected. Prizes will be mailed to the winners approximately 4-6 weeks after verification. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sweepstakes Parties to use the winners' names, pictures, and likenesses for promotional purposes in any and all media throughout the Universe in perpetuity without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and instructions and by all decisions of the Sweepstakes Parties, which are final and legally binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. By participating, participants and winner agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Parties and Facebook® from and against any claims, damages, or liability due to any damages, or losses or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. Entrants further agree not to pursue any right, claim or action against the Sweepstakes Parties or Facebook® in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes. No responsibility is assumed for lost, misdirected or late entries. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. An "authorized account holder" of an email address is the natural person in whose name the email address has been issued by the Internet Access provider, or online service provider. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability of an individual to participate in or accept a prize in the Sweepstakes, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for any typographical error in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for damages to user's system occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading any information to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted. In such event, Sponsor would award the prizes from among all eligible entries received for each Weekly Entry Period and overall prior to cancellation.

  7. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that 1) Any and all disputes, claims, and of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or the prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; 2) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and shall not include any punitive, consequential or other damages, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event include attorneys' fees; 3) The value of the prizes as set forth above represents Sponsor's determinations of the ARV in its sole and absolute discretion thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed.  If the actual value of a prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash; and 4) Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All dispute resolution shall be made by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. These Official Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the state of California, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these Official Rules.

  8. NO WAIVER: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

     
  9. PRIVACY POLICY: Entrants' personal details may be used by Sponsor in accordance with their privacy policy located at http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/privacy-policy.

  10. WINNER LIST: For the winners' names, available on or about May 25, 2013, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by June 25, 2013 to: Sony Network Entertainment International, c/o Marketing Department, Sony Entertainment web store Sweepstakes Winners, 989 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404. 

  11. SPONSOR/ADMINSTRATOR: The Sponsor is Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, 6080 Center Drive, 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90045. The Administrator is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.

    This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook®. Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook®, Inc. Any questions or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook®.  You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook®.

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