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YCS Raleigh Survey Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

April 11th, 2024

YCS Raleigh Survey Sweepstakes

Konami Digital Entertainment Fan Promotion
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. ENTRY INTO THE PROMOTION CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

These Official Rules apply to the 2024 YCS Raleigh Survey Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”).  One (1) fan will win one (1) Rescue Rabbit plush toy by attending the 2024 YCS Raleigh event during the weekend of April 20-21, 2024 and completing a survey. One (1) entry will be randomly selected from the pool of eligible entries to win the Rescue Rabbit plush toy. Entries will only be accepted during the Term (defined below) of the Promotion.

Entries must attend the 2024 YCS Raleigh event in-person and complete all survey questions in order to win. Entries will only be accepted during the Term (defined below) of the Promotion.

Eligibility: To be eligible to participate in the Promotion, you must be (i) thirteen (13) years of age or older on the date of entry, and (ii) in attendance at the YCS Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina taking place April 20 – April 21, 2024. Employees, representatives, officers, and directors of Sponsor (defined below), its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), as well as immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of such employees are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws apply.

Sponsor: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., 14500 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, CA 90250

Promotion Term: The Promotion will begin April 20, 2024 at 10:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and end April 21, 2024 at 3:00 pm ET (the “Term”).  Unless otherwise noted, for all times provided in these Official Rules or in relation to the Promotion, the applicable time zone will be Eastern Time.  The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The drawing will take place on April 21, 2024 at 3:30 pm (the “Drawing Date”). 

How to Enter: During the Term, while attending the 2024 YCS Raleigh event, entrants must complete all questions in the survey (the link for the survey will be made available at the event), and submitting the survey to receive one (1) sweepstakes entry. After the Term, one (1) qualifying entry will be randomly selected to win one (1) Rescue Rabbit plush toy. Winner must be present to win.

  • Your entry must be within the general spirit of the Promotion and meet the following requirements:
  • Must not violate or infringe the rights of others including, without limitation, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights
  • Must not impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Must not be unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortuous, or contain explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of, sexual acts, or otherwise contain any other content that is objectionable;
  • Must not victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  • Must be within the general spirit and guidance of the Promotion, including meeting the terms of these Official Rules;
  • Must not contain an advertisement or solicitation not affiliated with the Sponsor;
  • Must not contain any musical recording or compilation; and
  • Must not contain imagery, content, recording or other element that is owned by a third party.

Each person is limited to one entry.  Entries using automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries using multiple accounts will be disqualified. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Entries will be considered void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, forged, mechanically reproduced or obtained through fraud or theft, or if they contain material that does not meet the requirements described in these Official Rules. 

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to refuse to accept any entry for any reason.

Completing an entry constitutes your agreement to these Official Rules.  To be eligible, Sponsor must receive your entry within the Term.

Prize: Sponsor will award one (1) prize, consisting of one (1) Rescue Rabbit plush toy.  Approximate retail value: $37.99 USD ($48.40 CAD). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Promotional images may differ from actual prize. Actual value may vary. Winner will be responsible for all costs and taxes associated with winning the prize. Prize awarded as-is. The Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, choose to substitute the prize with another of comparable or greater value. No prize transfer, assignment or cash or other substitution by the prize winner is permitted. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be considered forfeited and the Sponsor will select an alternate prize winner from all remaining eligible entries. The Promotion Entities will not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify any potential Prize winner.

Prize Notification: On Drawing Date, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner from all eligible entries received.  The potential winner will be announced at the 2024 YCS Raleigh event at 3:30 pm ET. The winner must be present to win as well as complete and sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release and submit certain personal information, including but not limited to birthday, location, and legal name. If the winner is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian must execute the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release on his/her behalf.  If potential winner is not present and/or does not come forward to claim the prize within five (5) minutes of the announcement of winner, or if a potential winner does not complete such affidavit of eligibility, Sponsor reserves the right todisqualifythe individual selected and select at random an alternate potential winner following the same process. 

Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, a prize winner consents to the Promotion Entities’ use of his/her likeness, photograph, name, biographical information, entry, and/or voice for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media worldwide (including winners list) without additional compensation or notification. The name and city/state/country of residence of the prize winner may be utilized in communications and advertising, including being posted on the websites of the Promotion Entities.

Right to Modify: If the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines that the Promotion or any portion of the Promotion is impractical, fraudulent, void, unlawful or if there are any technical or administrative malfunctions, errors or other problems that affect the structure, terms or lawful administration of the Promotion, the Sponsor may terminate, cancel or otherwise modify the Promotion, in whole or in part in its sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability:By participating in the Promotion, you agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor and its related companies, and each such company’s respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, your participation in the Promotion or receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to:  (a) claims arising from any breach or alleged breach by you of these Official Rules; (b) claims arising from unauthorized human intervention in the Promotion; (c) claims arising from technical or printing errors; (d) claims arising from lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail or email; (e) claims arising from errors in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (f) claims arising from injury, death, or damage to persons or property; or (g) claims based on defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights, or on the rights of publicity or privacy.  You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the actual out-of-pocket costs associated with participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.  YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL ENTRANTS.

IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:  “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

Governing Law & Dispute Resolution:  To the extent permitted by applicable law, by entering the Promotion, you agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal or state court located in Los Angeles, CA.  All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or Sponsor’s rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.

General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the operation of the Promotion may be a 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 or any other provision.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  In the event that an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or destroyed, entrant’s sole remedy shall be another entry into the Promotion.  If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

Winners List A list identifying the winner(s) shall be available from the Sponsor by writing to the Sponsor at the address above and requesting a Winners List.

Privacy:  All information submitted in connection with the Promotion will be maintained in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at https://legal.konami.com/kdeus/privacy/en-us

Any third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners.  The use or mention of such third-party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Promotion is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Promotion.

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