Sweepstakes Rules – SolarCity Energy Efficiency

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OFFICIAL RULES – SOLARCITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY SWEEPSTAKES 

No Purchase Necessary.  A Purchase Or Payment Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.  Participation constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion.

1. Promotion Description/Timing. 

The SolarCity Energy Efficiency Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 1, 2012 and ends at 12:01 a.m. ET on June 1, 2012 (the “Promotion Period”).

2. Eligibility

The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the following states:California,Arizona,Colorado,Oregon,Maryland,New Jersey,New York,MassachusettsandConnecticut, and theDistrict of Columbia.  Entrants must also be at least 18 years old and have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Employees of GreenNest LLC (“Sponsor”) and SolarCity and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child and respective spouses regardless of  where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of such employees are NOT ELIGIBLE to enter.  Void where prohibited, or otherwise restricted by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

3. How to Enter the Promotion

During the Promotion Period, you may access the Promotion by visiting the Sponsor page at http://ronandlisa.com/2012/04/30/solarcity-energy-efficiency-sweepstakes/.  Once you access the Promotion, you will need to complete the registration information and click Submit.  Individuals may instead send a 3×5 card with their name, address, email address, and phone prior to the end of the Promotion Period to SOLARCITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY SWEEPSTAKES Submission,3055 Clearview WaySan Mateo,CA94402.Vermont residents may omit postage.  Mail-in entries must be postmarked within the Promotion Period and received within 7 days of the end of the Promotion Period. Limit one entry per person, per email address and per household.  If any individual submits entries in excess of the disclosed maximum, by any means, including but not limited to establishing multiple e-mail accounts, they will be disqualified from participation in this Promotion. The name of the person submitting the Promotion entry must be the authorized account holder of such email address, otherwise, entry may be deemed void. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address or account submitted at the time of entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of such email address or account.  Sponsor reserves the right to make the final determination, in its sole discretion, as to the identity of an entrant.    All entries must be received during the Promotion Period to be eligible. Sponsor’s or its designee’s clock is the official time clock for the Promotion.  By participating in this Promotion, the entrant/participant agrees that:  (1) he/she has read and understands the Official Rules; (2) he/she is bound by the Official Rules and to Sponsor’s conditions of use; and (3) he/she unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects.

4. Prize Winner Determination

A Sponsor representative will select one (1) grand prize winner by random drawing on or about June 10, 2012.  Sponsor will notify a potential winner via email.  Return of any Prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification or forfeiture of the Prize and selection of an alternate winner.  The winner determination will be made by the Sponsor or its representative, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Promotion.  Winners must provide any request information and documents (including signing an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release) and accept the Prize within 30 days of winner notification.  Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the Prize and selection of an alternate winner.  The prize winners will be posted on Sponsor’s page after about July 1st, 2012 and once all paperwork has been completed by the winners.

5. Prize/Approximate Retail Value and Odds of Winning

Grand Prize: each winner will receive a Home Energy Evaluation(ARV: $299) (the “Prize”).  The Home Energy Evaluation includes a blower door and duct blaster tests to determine your home’s energy use and opportunities for improvement. The winner of the Prize has six (6) months from winner notification to redeem the Prize.  Specifically, the Home Energy Evaluation must be complete within the six (6) month period after winner notification.

ARV of all prizes: $_299_.

Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. To redeem grand prize himself or herself, grand prize winner must own a home and reside in a SolarCity coverage area, generally within a 100-mile radius of a SolarCity operations center. Following is the link that outlines SolarCity’s coverage area: http://solarcity.com/contact/default.aspx. In the event a winner is already a SolarCity customer, does not live in a SolarCity coverage area, does not own a house or decides not to install in his/her house, the prize may be transferred to the winner’s designated household/organization that meets eligibility requirements and is approved by the Sponsor. Arrangements are in SolarCity’s sole discretion. Only one transfer allowed.  If a winner cannot accept a prize for any reason, an alternate will be determined and contacted.  Only three alternative drawings will be held for a prize and then prize may remain unawarded.   Sponsor reserves the right to award any unclaimed prize to another selected, already-qualified winner.  Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prize not specified herein.  Each winner should consult with his/her accountant for exact tax implications for a prize of this nature.

Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranties, representations or guarantees, including but not limited to, quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  Winners must look to the manufacturer for any warranties or guarantees.

6. Entries

Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  No mechanically reproduced entries permitted.  Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries.

7. Conditions of Participation

Online entrants must have valid e-mail address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address.  Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes in any media without geographic or time limitation, and without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.  BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, SOLARCITY AND THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.  THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR:  (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ENTRANTS, PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE PROMOTION; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION OR THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.  All personally identifiable information collected will only be used by the Sponsor to promote its and its partners’ services and products. Personally identifiable information will not be provided to third parties by the Sponsor.

8. General

Sponsor and SolarCity are not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion.  Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.  Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion 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 participant to the fullest extent of the law.

9. Disputes/Choice Of Law

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Santa Clara, CA, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.  Delaware law governs the Promotion and all aspects related thereto.

10. Sponsor

The Sponsor of this Promotion is GreenNest LLC, 21163 Newport Coast Drive, STE#111, Newport Coast, CA 92657.

11. Winners’ List

Individuals may request the name of the winners by submitting a self-addressed stamped envelope prior to August, 31 2012 to GreenNest LLC, SOLARCITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY SWEEPSTAKES Winners List Request, 21163 Newport Coast Drive, STE#111, Newport Coast, CA 92657.  Vermont residents may omit postage.

 

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