ACE Summer Road Trip Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO  RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF AK, CT, HI, IL, MA, MS, MI, MT, NH, NJ, NY, ND, RI, SD, UT, VT, WV, PUERTO RICO AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS), 18 OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:  The ACE Cash Express Summer Road Trip Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at approximately 12:00:01 PM (Noon) Central Daylight Savings Time (“CDST”) on 07/22/2019 and ends at approximately 11:59:59 PM Central Standard Time (Midnight) on 08/18/2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period) when all entries must be received.  Central Time shall control for all purposes of this Sweepstakes.  The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device of the Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws.  The Sweepstakes website (the “Website”) is accessed through www.acecashexpress.com (the “Website Address”).

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (the “Eligible Sweepstakes Territory”) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. An entrant must satisfy all the foregoing eligibility requirements in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes, and any website pages and advertisements relating thereto, are intended for viewing only within the Eligible Sweepstakes Territory at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors and agents of ACE Cash Express (“Sponsor”) and its competitors, and the respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Sweepstakes, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households, whether or not related, of any of the above, are not eligible to win.

3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE; CUT-OFF DATE: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two (2) ways to enter:  

(a) COMPLETE AN ELIGIBLE TRANSACTION AT AN ACE CASH EXPRESS LOCATION: Visit a participating ACE Cash Express location, complete either a loan-related or check cashing transaction and provide a valid email address.  For a list of participating ACE Cash Express locations, visit www.acecashexpress.com; or

(b) ENTER ONLINE: Visit Sponsor’s Website located at www.acecashexpress.com/summersweepstakes, provide a valid email address and all other information necessary to complete all required fields, read the Official Rules and indicate your agreement.  Then click on the “Enter Sweepstakes” button to submit an entry.

(c)  FOR ALL ENTRIES:  Limit one (1) entry per person; method of entry does not affect the opportunity to win a prize.  All entries, regardless of method of entry, must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of online submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry by Sponsor.  All entrants and entries subject to verification prior to the awarding of a prize, as are the eligibility, age and other claims or information provided by a potential prize winner.  Entrants will cooperate with Sponsor and its representatives in connection with any and all verification activities.  Submitting mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

4. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES AND DECISIONS: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of entries, the registration of entrants and the selection of winners, and the awarding of the prizes, which are final and binding in all respects.

5. DRAWINGS; ODDS; NOTIFICATION: There will be a total of four (4) prize drawings in the Sweepstakes: one (1) drawing for each of the three First Prizes, and one (1) drawing for the Grand Prize.  On or about 08/18/2019,  Sponsor will randomly select Prize winners from among all entries received by Sponsor through all methods of entry during the Sweepstakes Period.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received by Sponsor in the Sweepstakes.  A selected entrant must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  A potential winner will be notified by phone, mail, courier, and/or email using the contact information provided by an entrant at the time of entry.  A potential winner may be required to execute and return to Sponsor a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (an “Affidavit/Release”) in the form provided by Sponsor in order to claim the potential winner’s prize.  If potential winner is at least 18 year of age but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. The Affidavit/Release must be returned to Sponsor by the date and/or time indicated within the Affidavit/Release.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted directly by Sponsor within seventy-two (72) hours of the first attempt to contact him/her, or if a potential winner fails to return the Affidavit/Release within the specified time, or if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if a potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected by Sponsor in his/her place at random from among all remaining non-winning entries received by Sponsor.  In such event, an alternate potential prize winner will be notified as described above and will be required to return the required documents to Sponsor as described above; provided, however, Sponsor may alter the above timing to meet its Sweepstakes schedule.  Sponsor is not responsible for the failure of a potential winner to receive any of Sponsor’s notifications or documents for any reason, or for the inability of a potential winner to respond to any of Sponsor’s notifications or return any required documents for any reason.    

6. PRIZES:

(a)            Generally.  Subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, four (4) prizes will be awarded in this Sweepstakes: (i) One (1) Grand Prize, and (ii) three (3) First Prizes.  The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all prizes awarded in this Sweepstakes is Five Hundred Fifty Dollars ($550) allocated Four Hundred Dollars ($400) to the Grand Prize and One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150) between the three First Prizes.

(b)            One (1) Grand Prize:  One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a Yeti® Roadie 20 Cooler, a $ 100 prepaid gas card, and an Everlane® Twill Weekender Bag (color to be determined by Sponsor).

(c)            Three (3) First Prizes.  Three (3) First Prize winners will each receive a $ 50 prepaid gas card.

(d)            All Prizes.  Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Administrator. Prepaid gas cards are subject to restrictions and an expiration date may apply. Prizes are nontransferable, nonassignable, nonnegotiable, and not redeemable for cash or credit.  A prize must be accepted as awarded.  No prize substitutions, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right (but has no obligation) to substitute a prize (or a component thereof) with another prize of equal or greater value (including cash) if a prize (or a component thereof) is not available for any reason as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Unused components of a prize shall be forfeited and have no redeemable cash value.  Winner is solely and fully responsible for any and all costs, fees, taxes, assessments and expenses associated with prize award, redemption, receipt and use, including, without limitation, any federal, state and local taxes on the prize.  If applicable, winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 (or comparable tax form) for the actual retail value of the prize. Winners waive the right to assert as a cost of winning a prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem the prize.  Non-compliance with any of the foregoing and any other condition of this Sweepstakes may result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize, in which case, no consideration will be awarded.  LIMIT:  One (1) Prize per person or address (physical or email) in this Sweepstakes.  The total number of prizes will not exceed the number of prizes set forth above. All prizes will be awarded provided there are a sufficient number of eligible winners. Prizes that are unclaimed, unredeemed or returned as undeliverable may not be awarded. If, for any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than the number of prizes offered, as set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible prize claims received. An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Sweepstakes should so indicate, unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. Sponsor will not accept any other evidence of winning in lieu of its validation process. Any entries that occur after the system has failed for any reason is deemed a defective play, is void, and will not be honored.

7. PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s (and its designees’, successors’ and assigns’) use of winner’s name, biography, likeness, voice, photographs, video, opinions, statements, hometown, state and country for Sweepstake promotional purposes in any manner or media (including, without limitation, online, on websites and in social media), worldwide, in perpetuity, and without further payment, consideration, notice, review or consent.

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to require entrants or winners to complete, execute and deliver to Sponsor additional documents at any time as required by Sponsor, in the forms provided and within the timeframe required by Sponsor, or the entrant, potential winner or winner may be disqualified. Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules as they appear online from time to time during the Sweepstakes Period for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in the Official Rules, Website pages or other materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if viruses, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties or failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right (but does not have the obligation) in its sole discretion to award prizes at random from among eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of suspected impairment (as determined by Sponsor).  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website, application or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of these Official Rules.

9. RELEASE: By entering, each entrant forever and irrevocably releases and holds harmless Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective agents, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, affiliates, Sweepstakes partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents from and against all claims, damages or liabilities arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s award, receipt or use of any prize awarded in the Sweepstakes.

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for: (a) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or late, lost, stolen, unintelligible, damaged, altered, incomplete, or misdirected entries or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer online systems, computer equipment, website, server provider, network, hardware or software; (c) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any website or service; (d) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (e) printing, typographical, electronic or human errors which may occur in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, or from viewing or downloading any material from Sponsor’s website(s), regardless of whether the material was prepared by Sponsor or a third party, and regardless of whether the material is connected to Sponsor’s websites by a hypertext link.

11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND CHOICE OF LAW: Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; (b) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; (c) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (e) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of Texas, the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.

12. DATA COLLECTION: Entrants provide personal information to Sponsor and its designees when they enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its designees collect this information and use it to (a) administer this Sweepstakes and (b) for market research and for other marketing purposes.  Sponsor and its designees may share this information with third parties who need access to this information to perform services on Sponsor’s behalf.  Sponsor may also share this information with select marketing partners, who may use it to contact you with information and offers they believe will be of interest to you.   For more information about the ways Sponsor uses and shares personal information collected online through its website, please see the Privacy Policy of Sponsor located at www.acecashexpress.com/privacy-policy.

13. WINNERS’ LIST: A list of winners will be posted to the Sponsor’s Website following the verification of all winners. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by 08/18/2019 to: “ACE Cash Express Summer Road Trip Winners,” P.O. Box 1006, 12700 Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250.

14. OFFICIAL RULES: These Official Rules are available at the Sweepstakes Website or by sending a self-addressed postage-stamped envelope to “ACE Cash Express Summer Road Trip Rules Request,” P.O. Box 1006, 12700 Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250. Vermont residents may omit return postage.

15. SPONSOR: Populus Financial Group, Inc., 300 E John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75062. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel this Sweepstakes at any time and, in its sole discretion, substitute another promotion in its place.

 

© 2019 Populus Financial Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  Sweepstakes participants are hereby authorized to copy or download these Official Rules on the condition that it will be for the participant’s personal use and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.  YETI is the registered trademark of Yeti Coolers, LLC.  EVERLANE is the registered trademark of Everlane, Inc.