Contest Entities are not responsible if Contest cannot take place, or if any Prize cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions, or failures due to acts of God, war, natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire, acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Contest Entities. If, for any reason Contest is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Entities, which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Contest or any part of the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to modify and amend these Official Rules from time to time during Contest for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest. If Contest is terminated prior to the expiration date stated herein, notice will be posted on www.Elite40.com and the Finalists and a Winner may be selected from among all Eligible Submissions received up until and or after, if applicable, the time of modification, cancellation or termination or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsors.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Contest Entities from any and all liability arising out of or relating in any way to Entrants participation in Contest and to release all rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against Contest Entities. Contest Entities assume no responsibility for and will disqualify Submissions that are: stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected (e-mail and mail), that have incorrect or inaccurate Submission information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Contest, or by any human, mechanical or electronic error which may occur in the processing of the Submissions in Contest. Contest Entities assume no responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of Contest, errors in processing entries, identifying the Winners, in the announcement of the Prizes and Winners, and the delivery of the Prizes, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any web site, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to Entrants’ or any other person’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in Contest. Use of any device to automate or subvert Submission is prohibited. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online entries are permitted and any Submissions received by such means will be void. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any person they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online entry; (ii) to have tampered with the Submission process or the operation of Contest; (iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; (iv) to display behavior that will bring such Winner or Contest Entities into disgrace; (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with Contest; or (vi) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A WINNER WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ANY LEGAL ACTION REGARDING THIS CONTEST SHALL ONLY BE BROUGHT IN THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, THE 50TH DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, OR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN, SOUTHERN DIVISION, AS DICTATED BY THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW OR COURT RULE, VENUE IS PROPER IN THE COURTS SET FORTH ABOVE. THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THESE COURTS.
All interpretations and enforcement of the Official Rules, Eligibility and Submission Guidelines shall be made by Sponsors in their sole discretion and are at all times final.