The Retro (TheRetro.Rocks) GENERAL CONTEST RULES:
Any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in any contest, sweepstakes or giveaway (“Contest”) conducted by The Retro (each such individual is hereinafter referred to as a “Participant”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official General Contest Rules (“General Rules”), as well as by The Retro’s interpretations of these General Rules which are final and binding in all matters relating to any Contest conducted by The Retro. Some Contests will have specific rules developed for them (“Specific Contest Rules”). In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between these General Rules and the Specific Contest Rules, the Specific Contest Rules shall supersede these General Contest rules, or fall under the discretion and/or interpretation of The Retro.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY:
No purchase is necessary to enter or win a prize. A purchase will also not improve your chances of winning.
APPLICABLE LAW (VOID WHERE PROHIBITED):
All Contests are subject to and governed by applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation in this Contest is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
CONTEST CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION:
The Retro reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest if the Contest is not capable of being completed as planned for any reason. The decision of The Retro to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest shall be final in all respects. Any “participant” will be notified of any such decision by The Retro.
Geographical, Age and Parental Consent Requirements: Unless otherwise specified, each Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) states of United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry. If Participant is outside of these geographical boundaries, it is at the sole discretion of The Retro to allow or disallow participation in any Contest. If a Participant has not reached the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the Participant resides, they must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian prior to entering a Contest. Contest Entity and Immediate Family Member Disqualification: The Retro owners, employees, and other companies or affiliates associated with The Retro or with the promotion or contest as well as their respective parents, subsidiaries and successor companies, and their immediate family members (and those living in the same household, whether or not related), are prohibited from participating in any Contest and do not qualify as Participants. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren. The Contest is subject to Federal State and local laws and regulations. Prize Winners of The Retro: Participant(s) are allowed a total combined monetary value of no more than $600 of winning prizes during any consecutive 12 month period. Any Participant who has won a prize valued at or over $600, or has won prizes in a twelve (12) month time period collectively valued at or over $600, the Participant is ineligible to win again during the same twelve (12) month period. The Participant prize winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes). Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
HOW TO ENTER:
Methods: Contest entries may be submitted as advertised or otherwise prescribed by The Retro for the Contest. Generally, these will involve all or some of the following entry methods: (1) toll-free telephone; (2) electronic mail (Email); (3) entry thru The Retro mobile app messaging system – “Contact Us in The Litter Box”; (4) web entry. Where entry is available via electronic mail, web entry, or entry thru The Retro mobile app messaging system participation is limited to Participants who had/have access to electronic mail, the internet, mobile phone, and/or downloaded The Retro mobile app prior to the beginning or end of entry time period of the Contest. Some entries may require Participant action in return to complete or respond to in order to be eligible. Entry Period: Entries must be made during the time periods advertised or otherwise prescribed for each Contest (the “Entry Period”) and, unless otherwise stated, will require at a minimum the Participant’s name, address, daytime telephone number(s) and age. Entries are the Sole and Exclusive Property of The Retro: All Contest entries and/or related submissions become the sole and exclusive property of The Retro upon transmission. Disclaimer of Responsibility for Entries: The Retro is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of The Retro. Some entries may require participant action in return to complete or respond to in order to be eligible. Multiple Entries: Unless otherwise limited by The Retro, multiple entries are permitted. False Fraudulent or Deceptive Entries or Acts: Participants who, in the view of The Retro, provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and may be subject to criminal prosecution.
SPECIFIC ENTRY-METHOD RULES:
Telephone Entry Contests: If a Contest accepts telephone entries, all calls must be made to the call-in number(s) as designated on-air. Generally, this number will be 844-420-6369, also stylized as (844) 420-MEOW. The criteria for winning will generally also be given at that time. Only completed calls made to the designated number during the designated time period will be eligible to win or qualify to win. The Retro may record and/or broadcast a Participant’s name, voice and the substance of all or any portion of the call. Except where prohibited by law, any call-in Participant acknowledges that such recording and use may occur and grants The Retro permission to record and use such recording without any additional communication, and without any compensation to Participant. Web entries/ electronic mail (Email) entries/ The Retro mobile app messaging system – Contact Us in The Litter Box entries: If a Contest accepts these types’ entries, Participants must accurately complete all required fields or provide all required information as instructed. Entry instructions provided via website, on-air broadcast and/or thru social media posts. Any response to entry requirements as instructed in communications must be completed and/or provided or the entry will be deemed incomplete and will not qualify. The Retro may at any time record and/or broadcast a Participant’s name.
PARTICIPATION PROBLEM DISCLAIMER:
Even if alleged to be caused by the sole or partial negligence of The Retro, The Retro is not responsible for any problems which affect, or result from, Participation or attempted Participation in the Contest. This includes, but is not limited to: Incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate entry information; human errors; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any wireless network, telephone network, internet service, computer systems, servers, utility providers, or software; identity theft; tampering, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries or computer data; network hackers or other unauthorized access of The Retro computer network; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to wireless network, telephone network, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on wireless or telephone networks; printing errors; equipment malfunctions; and late, misdirected, lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated or postage-due entries.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION:
As consideration for entering a Contest, all Participants agree to RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE The Retro, the other Contest Entities (as described above) and each of their respective direct and indirect affiliates, divisions, parent and subsidiary companies, officers, employees, radio jocks, on-air personalities, shareholders, representatives, managers, members, directors, owners, agents, insurers, attorneys, predecessors, successors, and assigns thereof (collectively, the Released Parties), from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties. Additionally, as consideration for entering the Contest, all Participants agree to INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND the Released Parties in any action or proceeding from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the Contest or for their failure to comply with the terms of the above release provision. This agreement to indemnify, hold harmless and defend applies even if the act or omission complained of was allegedly caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties.
ALL WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AT RANDOM unless otherwise instructed; winners selected per the criteria announced for the Contest. If the Contest requires Participants to answer trivia, provide information or otherwise perform in some manner to participate and qualify to win, the decisions of The Retro and/or the other judges will be final as to all matters including the accuracy and/or completeness of the answer, as well as the quality of the information or other performance. If a winner is unable to be notified for any reason for any amount of time, the applicable prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE:
Claiming the Prize: Prizes may differ in method to claim. The Retro may agree to mail the prize. In the event that a prize is mailed to the winner, the winner assumes the risk of the prize’s safe arrival. The Retro is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged mail or failure to receive. Prerequisites to Prize Award: Prior to being awarded a prize, winners may be required to provide (1) a valid government-issued photo identification depicting proof of age and (2) a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number if the prize is valued over $600. Social security numbers will be used only for tax reporting purposes for prizes valued over $600 subject to IRS 1099. Prizes may be instructed to be claimed from a third party by “will-call” and/or event box office pick-up, guest list, etc.. For this type of claim method the prize and instruction to retrieve the prize is being provided by a third party. The Retro has no control over any physical entry into any establishment, concert, venue, etc. and cannot guarantee a winner’s access to claim the prize as identified. Any contests which the participant is directed to claim the prize elsewhere or from a third party at any location, is at a Third-Party’s instruction. The Retro’s soul responsibility in this prize claim method is to provide the winner’s information to the Third-Party provider only. All Participants agree to INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS The Retro for any failure that may occur to claim or retrieve any prize. The Retro reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to provide satisfactory identification, as determined by The Retro, and The Retro’s sole discretion.
Unless prohibited by applicable law, Participant authorizes and irrevocably grants to The Retro and any other Released Third Parties permission to, from time to time, reference and discuss Participant and their participation in the Contest on-air and/or on their website(s) in photographs, video recordings, digital images, audio recordings, as well as in publications, newsletters, news releases, other printed materials, and in materials made available on the Internet or in other media now known or hereafter developed for any purpose The Retro and/or the Released Parties deem proper. Such reference and discussion may involve Participant’s name and voice, likeness, and other personal/biographical material or their participation on-air, or otherwise.
All participants agree to be bound by these General Rules. Non-compliance with any of these General Rules will result in disqualification and all privileges as a Participant will be immediately terminated. The Retro, in its sole discretion, further reserves the right to disqualify any person for: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest; (iii) obtaining winner status using false, fraudulent or deceptive means; or (iv) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF ANY CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEB SITE, MOBILE APP OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE RETRO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. RULE CHANGES AND INTERPRETATIONS: THE RETRO reserves the right in its sole discretion to supplement or make changes to these General Rules as well as the rules of any contest at any time without notice.
The Retro reserves the right in its sole discretion to interpret the rules of any contest, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all participants. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: This Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. By entering the Contest, Participants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of California and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum. In no event, will any Participant be entitled to injunctive relief or equitable relief of any kind, or restrain the continuation of any Contest. GENERAL RULES/LIST OF WINNERS: Copies of these General Rules (as well as any Specific Contest Rules) or list of any contest winners (specified by contest name) may be requested and obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope:
P.O. Box 8032
Redlands CA 92375