NATIONAL CONSUMER PANEL MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
NCP Connect Sweepstakes Rules|
(1.) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
(2) This sweepstakes is only open to members of the National Consumer Panel's NCP Connect* online panel (a "Member"). Employees (including members of their immediate families or households) of the National Consumer Panel, LLC, its members, subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible. GAME NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
(3) NCP Connect Sweepstakes: There will be an NCP Connect Sweepstakes drawing, and ten (10)
winners will be selected, for each qualifying quarter (each, a "Qualifying Quarter") of calendar year 2011, as set forth below. To enter the NCP Sweepstakes drawing for any Qualifying Quarter, Members must use one of
the methods set forth below once during an NCP Quarter. See below for dates of each NCP Quarter. Members who
use one of the entry methods set forth below during a NCP Quarter will receive one (1) entry into the NCP Connect Sweepstakes
drawing for the applicable Qualifying Quarter. Members may receive a total of one (1) entry in the NCP Connect Sweepstakes drawing
for each Qualifying Quarter. Members may win the NCP Connect Sweepstakes more than
once during any given NCP Year, but Members may only win one prize per Qualifying Quarter.
(4) The quarters for the NCP Connect Sweepstakes are as follows:
- First quarter's drawing runs from Dec. 12, 2010 through March 12, 2011
- Second quarter's drawing runs from March 13, 2011 through June 11, 2011
- Third quarter's drawing runs from June 12, 2011 through Sept. 10, 2011
- Fourth quarter's drawing runs from Sept. 11, 2011 through Dec. 10, 2011
New Members who join the NCP Connect Panel in the middle of a Qualifying Quarter may enter the
NCP Connect Sweepstakes drawing for that Qualifying Quarter.
No entry fee,
payment or proof of purchase is required to enter these Sweepstakes.
|(5) How to Enter|
To enter the NCP Connect Sweepstakes drawings,
a Member must do one of the following:
a. Access the Internet on Member's home PC with the NCP Connect software installed.
b. In the alternative, a Member can qualify for the NCP Connect Sweepstakes by calling the NCP Panel Support
Center at 1-800-962-6700
once during any NCP Quarter in which they are unable to or do not wish to access the Internet from their home PC.
This "alternative means of entry"
is available for any given Quarter but is only valid for that Quarter in which a Member is calling. The National Consumer Panel is not responsible
for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer
transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, including but not limited
to non-connecting Internet service, or non-connecting, non-complete calls to the Panel Support Center (for example, if telephone lines are
down due to a storm, etc.)
The National Consumer Panel reserves the right, in its sole discretion to modify, cancel or suspend this
Sweepstakes, and randomly award the prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to action taken by the National Consumer Panel,
should fraud, virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of the National Consumer Panel corrupt the administration, security or proper play
of the game. The National Consumer Panel reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her Sweepstakes
entries) who tampers with the entry process. A Member will not be disqualified from entering the
NCP Connect Sweepstakes for
failing to enter by methods (a) or (b) above during any NCP Quarter in which the Member's computer is broken, internet access
is down, or Member is away from home, provided Member has called the Panel Support Center at 1-800-962-6700 during such NCP Quarter to
report the issue and has entered as described in method (b) above. After the problem is resolved, or Member returns home, the Member
must log onto the Internet as set forth above (or perform one of the alternative methods set forth herein) to enter any of the
NCP Connect Sweepstakes Prize:
Winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received by the National Consumer Panel, whose decisions regarding this
sweepstakes are final and binding. Each of the ten (10) winners of each NCP Connect Sweepstakes Quarterly drawing
will receive a $500.00 American Express® Rewards Card.
All prizes are subject to any terms and conditions
imposed by the National Consumer Panel and/or American Express®.
(7) Odds of winning each NCP Connect Sweepstakes depend on the
number of eligible entries received during the applicable Qualifying Quarter.
(8) Acceptance of the prize constitutes
permission to use each winner's name, city and state of residence for advertising and publicity purposes regarding the NCP Connect Sweepstakes without compensation (except where prohibited by law). For the name of the NCP Connect Sweepstakes winners
for each Qualifying Quarter send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request to: NCP Connect Sweepstakes Winners, National Consumer Panel, LLC, 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 102E, Syosset, NY 11791. Winners list will be sent when the game is over and
all prizes have been awarded.
(9) Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes. The Sweepstakes are subject to all
applicable state, federal and local laws and regulations and are void where prohibited by law.
(10) The prizes will be awarded. No cash redemptions. No prize substitutions or transfers permitted except the National Consumer Panel
reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at the National Consumer Panel's sole discretion. The National Consumer Panel reserves the right to remove any household from the NCP Connect Panel at any time and at its own discretion. If you cease being an NCP Connect Panel Member, are removed from the NCP Connect Panel for any reason by the National Consumer Panel, or are no longer a Member of the National Consumer Panel, you will no longer be qualified to enter the NCP Connect Sweepstakes. Termination of NCP Connect Membership does not necessarily affect your membership on the National Consumer Panel. Each prize winner will be notified by mail. Any prize notification or prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner at the National Consumer Panel's sole discretion. You are not a winner unless your submissions are validated. Winners agree to release and hold harmless the National Consumer Panel and its respective members, affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability that may arise from participation in the Sweepstakes or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Additional copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: NCP Connect Official Rules, National Consumer Panel, LLC, 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 102E, Syosset, NY 11791.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Sweepstakes
Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed
in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Illinois without regard to Illinois conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent
to the jurisdiction and venue of Cook County, Illinois.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is National Consumer Panel, LLC, 6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 102E, Syosset, NY 11791.
*NCP Connect is an online consumer panel operated by National Consumer Panel, LLC. National Consumer Panel, LLC is an operational joint venture between the two leading longitudinal consumer insights providers in the United States - SymphonyIRI Group and The Nielsen Company (US), LLC, each a member of the National Consumer Panel.