‘Hyundai Motor America Study’ Sweepstakes Official Rules  


The ‘Hyundai Motor America Study’ Sweepstakes described herein (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who at the time of entry are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, and who have received an email invitation from Harte-Hanks Market Research to take part in the Hyundai Survey (the “Invitation”).  Employees (and their immediate families) of Hyundai Motor America (“Sponsor”) and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertising agencies, Harte-Hanks, The A Team L.L.C. (“Administrator”), and persons living in the same household such as employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. The “Sweepstakes Period” commences at 10:00:01 a.m. ET on October 17, 2011 (“Sweepstakes Entry Commencement”). No entries will be valid prior to the Sweepstakes Entry Commencement. All electronic entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on October 24, 2011 (“Sweepstakes Entry Deadline”).  

2.      HOW TO ENTER: There is one (1) method of entry. To enter: Click on the link labeled “Hyundai Study” provided within the email Invitation prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Entry Deadline. Respondents who will qualify to take the survey and complete the survey (click the ‘Submit’ button at the end of the survey) will be entered into the drawing. The email Invitation will provide a link to these Official Rules and to the Privacy Policy. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Entries with duplicate email addresses or multiple entries using different email addresses for a single individual will be disqualified. Harte-Hanks’ computer will be the official time keeper for the Sweepstakes.  In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. By participating, entrants agree to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  

3.      ODDS OF WINNING: Odds depend on the number of eligible Entries received before the Sweepstakes Entry Deadline.  

4.      SELECTION OF PRIZE WINNERS: Five (5) Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about October 24, 2011 from all eligible entrants. Sweepstakes drawing will be conducted under the supervision of the Administrator, an independent judging organization. Winners will be notified by email on or about October 24, 2011.  

5.      PRIZES: Five (5) prizes are available:  A $100 American Express® Gift Cheque. Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes due as a result of receipt of prize.   Prize may not be transferred, redeemed for cash, or substituted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable.  

6.      MISCELLANEOUS: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void.  Entrants found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes will be disqualified. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be in violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages 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. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes if any fraud, virus or other problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.  If any such malfunction, error, disruption or similar damage occurs and impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes by posting a notice on the survey website. Sponsor, Harte-Hanks and Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, garbled, illegible, incomplete, undelivered, or damaged entries and such entries will be void.   

Entering the Sweepstakes and accepting the prize constitutes permission to use the name and likeness of the prize winner for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.  

7.      LIABILITY & RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Harte-Hanks, Administrator and each of their respective parents, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees and their advertising and promotional agencies (the “Sweepstakes Entities”) from and against any and all liability, injuries, loss, claim, damages, or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use, misuse or possession of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) human error or unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines (including but not limited to disruption related to Internet traffic, virus, bug or non-authorized intervention); (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, garbled, illegible, undelivered, or damaged entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons, including death, or property (including damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, use or misuse of any prize.  Entrants hereby acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize.  

8.      DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York; (b) 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 (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.    

9.      WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Hyundai Motor America Study” Winner’s List P.O. Box 3612, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. Requests must be received no later than November 17, 2011.  

Sponsor: Hyundai Motor America 3200 Park Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626  
Administrator: The A Team L.L.C., 232 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016