Sweepstakes Rules:

THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. ONLY (EXCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL US TERRITORIES) AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW AND AMERICAN ENGLISH.  YOU MUST BE THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE OR OLDER TO ENTER.
THIS OFFER MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED, REPRINTED OR PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE IN ANY FORMAT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE SPONSOR.
New Vehicle Opinion Survey Q42010-11 Sweepstakes
(the "Sweepstakes")
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE.
1. The "Sweepstakes Period" is from 12:00:01 am, Eastern Time ("ET") December 8, 2010 ("Sweepstakes-Start") to 11:59:59 pm ET September 5, 2011 ("Sweepstakes-End").  Surveys will be sent out in several waves.  Each individual survey/wave will run during a different time period, with different deadlines during the "Sweepstakes Period".  All entries that are completed on time will be part of one of three (3) "Drawing Periods": The "First Drawing Period" will be for all surveys received by deadline indicated on the invitation from Sweepstakes-Start to 11:59:59 pm ET March 7, 2011 and mail-in entries postmarked by March 7, 2011 and received up to seven (7) days later (See "How to Enter, #3, below).  The "Second Drawing Period" will be for all surveys received by deadline indicated on the invitation from 12:00:01 am ET March 8, 2011 to 11:59:59 pm ET June 3, 2011 and mail-in entries postmarked by June 3, 2011 and received up to seven (7) days later.  "The Third Drawing Period" will be from all surveys received by deadline indicated on the invitation from 12:00:01 am ET June 7, 2011 and received up to Sweepstakes-End and mail-in entries postmarked by Sweepstakes-End and received up to seven (7) days later. Sponsor's website clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes for all purposes.
2. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents residing in the 50 United States and D.C. who are at least the age of majority in their state of residence and who receive an email or mail piece from RDA Group inviting them to complete a New Vehicle Opinion Survey Q42010-11 during the Sweepstakes Period.  Sweepstakes void where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed.  Employees, officers, directors, representatives and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and each of their spouses regardless where they live) and/or members of household of RDA Group ("Sponsor") and THE MARKETING AGENCY ("Administrator"), their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising, design, web design, web hosting, legal advisors and publicity agencies and anyone connected with the production or distribution of this Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible to enter or be awarded a prize.
3. How to Enter: If you receive an invitation letter in the mail to participate in the New Vehicle Opinion Survey Q42010-11 (the "Survey") from the Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period, go online to https://auto-quality.us, enter the eleven-digit Survey Access number located on the invitation and complete the survey by the date indicated in the letter.  You will need to complete the survey by the specified deadline and provide all the contact information requested to receive one entry into the New Vehicle Opinion Survey Q42010-11 Sweepstakes (you are not obligated to answer every question on the survey).  Alternative Entry: Send a postage-paid, 3½" x 5½" postcard with your hand-printed name, complete address, daytime phone number and valid email address for which you are the authorized user (optional) to: New Vehicle Opinion Survey Q42010-11 Sweepstakes, c/o The Marketing Agency, PO Box 11859, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1859.  Your entry must be postmarked by the Drawing Period deadline for which your invitation was eligible and received by up to seven (7) days later.  Entries that do not contain all the information requested or are duplicates or oversized entries, copies and other mechanical reproductions are not permitted for mail-in entries and will be disqualified from drawings.  Sponsor is not responsible for illegible, lost, late, misdirected, postage due, damaged or incomplete entries.  Proof of mailing an entry is not proof of receipt.  You may enter only once regardless of method of entry.  All entries made in violation of these Official Rules will be void and ineligible to win a prize.  Online entries must be made by an individual from a stand-alone computer device and may not be made by proxy or any electronic/automated means such as script, bot, macro or any other similar software or program.  All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. All discovered duplicate entries will be discarded.
4. Winner Selection: For each of three (3) Drawing Periods: One (1) Grand, two (2) First and fifty (50) Second prizewinners will be chosen, up to 60 days after each Drawing Period, in random drawings, from eligible entries received by the deadline on the invitation during each Drawing Period and mail-in entries postmarked by Drawing Period deadline for the Drawing Period in which your invitation was sent and received up to seven (7) days later. The Grand and First Prize potential winners will be notified within five (5) days after the selection is made via US mail or email, in Sponsor's/Administrator's sole discretion, to the mailing address to which the original communication was sent or the email address submitted during survey submission or as stated on the mail-in entry.  All mail notifications will have an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release (including request for winner's social security or taxpayer identification number) enclosed which will have to be completed, notarized and faxed to Administrator within ten (10) days of date on notification or it will be concluded definitively that the prize has been declined and forfeited for all time and, without further notice, an alternative winner will be selected in random drawings.  All emailed potential winners will have five (5) business days to reply, agreeing to accept the prize and confirming full contact information.  Potential winners that respond via email in a timely manner will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release (including request for winner's social security or taxpayer identification number) by email to be completed and returned via fax within five (5) business days.  Failure to confirm in the times indicated above or return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release (including request for winner's social security or taxpayer identification number) in the times indicated will signify to Sponsor that the prize has been declined and forfeited for all time and another potential winner will be chosen in random drawings.  Second prizewinners will be sent their prizes to the addresses to which their survey invitations were sent (or the addresses indicated on the mail-in entries) after Grand and First prizewinners have been selected.
5. Quantity, Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) and Odds for Total Sweepstakes: (3) Grand Prize: A Visa gift card or check for $3,500.  (6) First Prize: A Visa gift card or check for $1,500.  (150) Second Prize: A Visa gift card or a check for $250.  Odds of winning any prize: Dependent on the total number of eligible surveys and mail-in entries received for each Drawing Period as per these Official Rules.  Sponsor will mail approximately 160,000 survey invitations for the First Drawing Period, 180,000 survey invitations for the Second Drawing Period and 180,000 for the Third Drawing.
6. General: By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sweepstakes administration will be conducted by THE MARKETING AGENCY, the independent judging organization and Sponsor whose decisions are final and legally binding.  No participant or winner shall have the right to contest any decision by Sponsor or the independent judging organization concerning any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the interpretation of the Official Rules or the determination as to the qualification of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for those who cannot access the Internet or cannot click-through for any period of time regardless of technical, hardware, software, telephone, Internet, virus contamination or network problems, or for delay, failure or malfunction for any reason including, but not limited to, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors, human errors including, but not limited to, errors by Sponsor's representatives who enter incorrect information into any of Sponsor's computer systems or by force majeure.  Sponsor assumes no liability for damage caused to entrant's or any other person/entity's computer device or hardware, software or communications network, regardless of cause. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor's sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Sweepstakes has been, or could be, compromised or that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including force majeure or any other causes beyond Sponsor's control. Winners will be drawn from among all eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation/termination and mail-in entries postmarked by the date of cancellation/termination and received up to seven (7) days later. Further Drawings will not take place.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry from the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor's sole judgment entrant has not complied with these Official Rules.  Without limitation, all of an entrant's entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if entrant attempts (i) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) provides information that is inaccurate or fraudulent; or (iii) attempts to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.  Only the prizes and the values listed in the Official Rules shall be awarded.  Should a greater number of prize claims be received because of printing, emailing or programming errors or for any reason whatsoever, only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules and their values will be awarded in random drawings.
7. The right to receive a prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no prize substitution or transfer will be allowed.  A prize or prize notification that is returned as undeliverable will disqualify the potential winner and an alternative winner shall be selected in random drawings.
8. By entering this Sweepstakes, a participant explicitly releases and holds harmless the Sweepstakes Entities one and all, from all liability (including attorney's and experts' fees and costs) regarding participation in the Sweepstakes and receipt and use or misuse of any prize awarded and, without limitation, from any liability for property damage, injury or death while using or misusing any prize.  By accepting a prize, winner waives the right to 1) assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize, and 2) claim any liability (including attorney's and "experts" fees and costs) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize (including any travel related thereto).
9. Sweepstakes void where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  If any provision of the Sweepstakes shall be deemed to violate any federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance, it shall be amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.  If Sponsor is required by applicable federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance, or by action of an administrative agency to cease offering the Sweepstakes in any jurisdiction, Sponsor reserves the right to (i) terminate the Sweepstakes in such jurisdiction in its entirety, and/or (ii) cancel and remove from participation in the Sweepstakes any and/or all entries from entrants residing in such jurisdiction, without penalty and without obligation to any Sweepstakes entrants.  Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  All taxes are winners' responsibility and a 2011 form #1099 will be issued to the Grand and First prizewinners for the value of the prizes.
10. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions in any marketing materials or these Official Rules.  This offer may not be reproduced, reprinted or published elsewhere in any format, in whole or in part, without the written permission of the Sponsor.
11. Sponsor and Administrator collect personal information from you when you enter the Sweepstakes.  The information collected is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy found by clicking on "privacy statement" at www.rdagroup.com and The Marketing Agency's Privacy Policy found by clicking "Privacy Policy" at www.themarketingagency.com/html/aboutUs.html.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use a winner's name, city and State on a Winners List.
12. Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the prize awarded and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Oakland County, Michigan.  Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes and never shall include consequential, incidental or punitive damages, and in no event attorneys' or experts' fees.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
13. For a Winners List — available on or about November 30, 2011, send a hand-printed, self addressed, properly stamped #10, business envelope to Winner — Vehicle Owner Research Sweepstakes 12-2010, c/o The Marketing Agency, 2881 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 425, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306.  Requests must be received by November 30, 2011.  No mechanically reproduced or photocopied requests allowed; only one (1) request per outer mailing envelope.  You cannot enter the Sweepstakes using this address.  Entries mailed to this address will be discarded.
14. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by RDA Group, 450 Enterprise Court, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302 and administered by The Marketing Agency, 2881 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 425, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306.
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