THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES
IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED
AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES
IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER
OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
ENTRY IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
1. Eligibility: You must be a legal resident of the United States and
18 years or older at the time of entry. Void in overseas U.S. territories, possessions,
commonwealths and military installations, and where prohibited by law. Employees
and agents of Yahoo!, ("Sponsor"), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising
and promotional agencies, any other prize sponsor, and any entity involved in
the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of
the Sweepstakes (all of the foregoing, together with Yahoo!, collectively referred
to as "Sponsors and Administrators"), and the immediate family members
and persons living in the same household as such individuals, are not eligible
to participate or win.
2. How To Enter: The Sweepstakes
begins at 12:01 AM PT on May 1, 2002 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on May 31, 2002
(the "Entry Period"). To enter, complete the official entry form,
which is located at http://sweepstakes.yahoo.com/ymusic-eminem. You will be
asked to provide your first and last name, address, telephone number, and email
address. You may also be asked to answer optional questions; however, they need
not be answered in order to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. All online entries
must be received by 11:59 PM PT on the last day of the Entry Period.
For purposes of these Official Rules,
"receipt" of an entry occurs when Yahoo!'s servers record the entry
information upon clicking the "Submit Entry" button. Any automated
computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of email) does not constitute
proof of actual receipt by Yahoo! of an entry for purposes of these Official
Rules. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, each entry
will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address
submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined
as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access
Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational
institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be
required to provide Sponsors and Administrators with proof that he/she is the
authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. Although
subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first entry received
from a particular individual will count; subsequent attempts to enter will be
disqualified. The submission of an entry is solely the responsibility of the
entrant. Entries may only be made according to the method described above. Automated
entries (including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, script,
macro, or sweepstakes service), copies, third party entries, facsimiles and/or
mechanical reproductions are not permitted and will be disqualified. Only eligible
entries actually received by Yahoo! before the end of the specified entry period
will be included in the prize drawing. Unintelligible, incomplete or garbled
entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Yahoo!, and
none will be acknowledged or returned.
3. Conduct: By entering the
Sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules.
The Official Rules will be posted at the Sweepstakes website throughout the
Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification
from the Sweepstakes. Entrants further agree to comply with and be bound by
the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all respects.
Yahoo! reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual
it finds to be: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process
or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any Yahoo! website; (b) violating the
Official Rules; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or
general rules or guidelines of any Yahoo! property or service; or (d) acting
in an unsportsmanlike or 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 MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.
SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, YAHOO! RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM
ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) t-shirt, autographed by Eminem, and one
(1) set of Eminem's three (3) U.S. full-length CD releases. Approximate retail
value of Grand Prize: $315.00.
Runner Up Prizes: Twenty-Four (24) Runner Up Prize winners will each
receive one (1) set of Eminem's three (3) U.S. full-length CD releases. Approximate
retail value of each Runner Up Prize: $45.00.
The following applies to all prizes:
Approximate retail value of all prizes: $1395.00. Limit one prize per winner.
Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prizes
may not be transferred or assigned except by Sponsor. Only listed prizes will
be awarded and no substitutions, cash equivalents or redemptions will be made,
except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize package with
another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the advertised prize
(or any component thereof) is not available. Expenses not specifically stated
above, together with the reporting and payment of all applicable taxes, fees,
and/or surcharges, if any, arising out of, or resulting from, acceptance or
use of a prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner of that prize. Yahoo!
expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any
person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prizes
awarded. Yahoo! makes no representations or warranties concerning the appearance,
safety, or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations
apply. Sponsors and Administrators will not replace any lost or stolen prize
5. Winner Selection and Notification:
Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about
June 3, 2002 from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend
on the number of eligible entries received. All prize drawings will be conducted
by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final.
Potential winners will be notified
within seven (7) days after drawing date via email, U.S. mail, telephone and/or
by overnight courier. Each prize winner may be required to sign, notarize and
return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (except where
prohibited by law) and provide any additional information (such as social security
number), that may be required by Sponsors and Administrators. Except where prohibited
by law, potential winners must return all such required documents within fourteen
(14) following attempted notification or prize may be forfeited. Return of any
prize/prize notification as undeliverable, or inability of Sponsors and Administrators
to contact a potential winner may result in disqualification and selection of
an alternate winner by random drawing.
6. General Conditions: This
Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state
and local laws and regulations apply.
By entering, participants: (a) release
and hold harmless Sponsors and Administrators, and their respective parents,
subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any
and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including
death, or property damage resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly,
from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, participation in this
promotion, or while traveling to, preparing for, or participating in any prize-related
activity, and (b) grant to Yahoo! the right to use and publish their proper
name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the
Except where prohibited by law, a
winner's acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsors and Administrators
to use such winner's name, address (city and state only), statements, photograph,
voice and/or likeness for any advertising and promotional purposes relating
to the Sweepstakes without further compensation, consideration, review or consent.
7. Limitations of Liability: Sponsors
and Administrators assume no responsibility for lost, late or misdirected entries,
or for theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
Sponsors and Administrators are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by website users, any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or any technical or human error
which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsors
and Administrators assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption,
deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, failures or technical
malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers,
providers, computer equipment, software, email, players or browsers, whether
on account of technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any
website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. Sponsors and Administrators
are not responsible for any injury or damage to participants or to any computer
related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this
Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as
planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized
intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control
of Sponsors and Administrators which corrupt or affect the administration, security,
fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Yahoo! reserves the
right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes
and select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.
8. Privacy: By entering the
Sweepstakes, you agree to Yahoo!'s use of your personal information as described
If you have checked the appropriate box on the entry form, your personal information
will be shared with Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records. For more information
about how Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records uses your personal information,
please contact them directly. They are solely responsible for their use of this
9. Winners List: The names
of the prize winners may be obtained June 3, 2002 and no later than September
3, 2002 by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Eminem Sweepstakes
Winners List Requests, 2700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Santa Monica, CA. 90404. Vermont
residents may omit return postage.
10. Official Rules: For a
copy of the Official Rules, print this web page or send a self-addressed, stamped
envelope to: Eminem Sweepstakes Official Rules Requests, 2700 Pennsylvania
Avenue, Santa Monica, CA. 90404. Vermont residents may omit return postage.
Requests received after the close of the Entry Period will not be honored.
11. Sponsor: Yahoo! Inc.,
701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.