Houston Dynamo & Dash Campaign Disclaimer

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  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who enter at https://www.facebook.com/RideMETRO/, https://www.instagram.com/metrohouston/, https://twitter.com/METROHouston, Snapchat: @METROHouston and who are 18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of Houston, Texas, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (“METRO”) its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant agrees to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and Contestant represents and warrants that Contestant meets the eligibility requirements. In addition, Contestant agrees to accept the decisions of METRO as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
  3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on April 4, 2019, and ending on October 6, 2019. All online entries must be received by October 5, 2019, 11:59 p.m., Central Standard Time.
  4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry through one of the social media platforms described above in Section 1. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the Rules may be disqualified at the sole discretion of METRO. If Contestant uses fraudulent methods or otherwise attempts to circumvent the Rules; Contestant’s submission may be removed from eligibility. METRO reserves the right to add or change the Rules of the Campaign at its sole discretion.
  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive four tickets to watch a Houston Dynamo or Houston Dash home game. Prizes are subject to change at the discretion of METRO. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by METRO’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable and nonexchangeable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation, any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for METRO to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and marketing without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner Selection and Notification: METRO’s Press Office will select a Winner by random drawing from the pool of eligible participants. Entries that do not contain all required entry information, or are considered inappropriate for any reason are not eligible. Winner will be notified within two (2) days following selection of Winner. METRO shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk email or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 24 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT METRO’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by Contestant: By entering content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), Contestant understands and agrees that METRO, anyone acting on behalf of METRO, and METRO’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
  9. INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY ENTERING THE CAMPAIGN, EACH CONTESTANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS METRO, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT CONTESTANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CAMPAIGN AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. METRO DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. METRO AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED TO THE CAMPAIGN.
  10. Termination of Campaign: METRO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign for any reason including for virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond METRO’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, METRO may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by METRO. METRO has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, METRO reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  11. Disputes: THIS CAMPAIGN IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF TEXAS WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, Contestant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Harris County, Texas having jurisdiction. FURTHER, IN ANY SUCH DISPUTE, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CONTESTANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES, OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES (I.E. COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CAMPAIGN). CONTESTANT FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED.
  12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the METRO home page (RideMETRO.org). To read METRO’s Privacy Policy.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: METRO, 1900 Main Street, P.O. Box 61429, Houston, Texas, 77208-1429. Requests must be received no later than October 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time.
  14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas located at 1900 Main Street, Houston, Texas, 77002.
  15. The Campaign hosted by METRO is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat.
  16. SAFETY DISCLAIMER: PLEASE OBEY ALL TRAFFIC AND SAFETY LAWS. FILMING AND/OR PHOTOGRAPHING ON RAIL TRACKS AND PUBLIC ROADWAYS IS DANGEROUS AND STRICTLY PROHIBITED. DO NOT FILM AND/OR PHOTOGRAPH ON A MOVING BUS OR RAIL. METRO DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FROM INJURIES INCURRED IN THE CONTESTANT’S PARTICIPATION OF THIS CAMPAIGN.