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AT McDONALD'S® OFFICIAL U.S. RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Official Entries ("Entry") for the YOURMCDONALDS.COM
SWEEPSTAKES at McDonald's (the "Sweepstakes") are available
at participating McDonald's restaurants in the greater Chattahoochee Area
of Georgia and Alabama, US (the "Area"). The Game begins on
or about June 10, 2001 in the Area.
The YOURMCDONALDS.COM SWEEPSTAKES at McDonald's is a random-based entry
for all participants for a chance to win a food or product prize. The
Sweepstakes is entered as set forth below and is subject to these Official
1. HOW TO ENTER
There is one way to enter the Sweepstakes: at YOURMCDONALDS.COM.
Fill out the questionnaire and you will be automatically entered into
a random sweepstakes drawing to win one of many prizes. All contestants
will receive special Internet food coupons through their e-mail. Offers
good only at participating McDonalds.
2. HOW TO REDEEM
Present your food coupon to one of many participating McDonalds to receive
your special offer. Specific instructions will be sent to Sweepstakes
winners via e-mail.
A. TO REDEEM McDONALD'S INTERNET FOOD COUPONS
If the offer revealed in your e-mail is a McDonald's Food Coupon, print
your e-mail and sign your initials in ink across the face of your food
offer. McDonald's Food prizes may be redeemed only during the hours the
food product is served and only on a future visit, except where prohibited
by law. Not valid in combination with any other offer or discount. McDonald's
Food prizes may be redeemed upon presentation and verification of your
McDonald's Food Coupon at a participating McDonald's restaurant. Participating
McDonald's restaurants reserve the right to substitute a food product
of equal or greater retail value if the McDonald's Food coupon item is
unavailable. Only one McDonald's Food Coupon redemption per eligible person
per future visit. All visits to the same restaurant within a two-hour
period constitute a single visit.
B. TO REDEEM SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE
If your E-MAIL directs you to call a toll free number or to reply by e-mail,
do so immediately for instructions on how to claim your prize. IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED WHEN YOU CALL THE TOLL FREE NUMBER, SIGN
YOUR INITIALS IN INK ACROSS THE FACE OF YOUR PRINTED E-MAIL, AND MAIL
YOUR SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE EMAIL TO THE REDEMPTION CENTER FOR VERIFICATION.
REGISTERED OR EXPRESS MAIL IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. DO NOT SHOW OR GIVE
ANY POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE EMAIL TO ANY McDONALD'S EMPLOYEE. SWEEPSTAKES
PRIZES WON BY A MINOR WILL BE AWARDED IN THE NAME OF WINNER'S PARENT OR
LEGAL GUARDIAN IN TRUST FOR THE MINOR, AND SUCH PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN
WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR EXECUTING ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF
MINOR AND FOR CAUSING ALL APPLICABLE TAXES TO BE PAID. McDonald's employees
or Managers cannot verify or redeem potential winning sweepstakes prize
emails for prizes other than McDonald's Food coupons.
3. REDEMPTION DEADLINES
ALL McDONALD'S FOOD COUPONS AND PRIZES MUST BE REDEEMED AT A PARTICIPATING
McDONALD'S RESTAURANT ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 30, 2001
YOU MUST CALL THE TOLL FREE NUMBER OR EMAIL FOR SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE CLAIMS,
AND YOUR CALL OR EMAIL MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE JULY 7, 2001. AS
INDICATED IN THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED WHEN YOU CALL THE TOLL FREE NUMBER
OR IN YOUR PRIZE EMAIL, ALL GAME CARDS FOR HIGH-LEVEL PRIZE CLAIMS MUST
BE RECEIVED FOR VERIFICATION AND REDEMPTION BY THE REDEMPTION CENTER ON
OR BEFORE JULY 19, 2001. WINNERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE AN AFFIDAVIT
OF ELIGIBILITY/LIABILITY RELEASE AND, WHERE LEGAL, A PUBLICITY RELEASE,
WHICH MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED WITHIN A SPECIFIED TIME AFTER NOTIFICATION
OR PRIZE MAY BE FORFEITED.
Note: You may win more than one prize, but you are not a winner of any
prize until your compliance with these Official Rules have been verified
at either the Redemption Center or at a participating McDonald's restaurant,
whichever is applicable, in accordance with these Official Rules.
ANY AND ALL APPLICABLE TAXES ON A PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF
THE PRIZE WINNER. IF REQUIRED BY LAW, THE PEZOLD COMPANIES (THE "SPONSOR")
OR ITS AGENTS SHALL REQUIRE PAYMENT FROM PRIZE WINNER TO REMIT TO THE
APPROPRIATE TAXING AUTHORITIES THE AMOUNT OF ANY TAX OR TAXES DUE.
The Game is offered at participating McDonald's restaurants in the Area
and it is open only to legal residents of Alabama and Georgia, US. There
is no age limit to enter or to redeem McDonald's Food coupons. Sweepstakes
prizes won by a minor will be awarded only in the name of his/her parent
or legal guardian in trust for the minor. Persons in any of the following
categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes in the Game:
(a) persons who on or after June 1, 2000, were or are employees or agents
of Sponsor, ABC, Inc., ABC Multimedia, Inc., Valleycrest Productions Ltd.,
or their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees,
or service agencies, or independent contractors of any of the above organizations;
(b) individuals engaged, or employed by a company that is engaged, in
the development, production or distribution of materials for this Game;
and (c) persons who are immediate family (defined as mother, father, sister,
brother, daughter, son or spouse) of any person in any of the preceding
categories, regardless of where they live; or who reside in the same household,
whether related or not, as any person in any of the preceding categories.
All Sweepstakes prizes and other materials are subject to verification
at a participating McDonald's restaurant or the Redemption Center, whichever
is applicable according to Rule 3 above. Sweepstakes prizes and other
materials are null and void and will be rejected if tampered with in any
way (except for the signed initials of the potential winner), if obtained
where the Sweepstakes is prohibited or not obtained legitimately, if any
part is counterfeited or reproduced, or if they are from other games or
promotions, and may be rejected if any part is illegible, incomplete,
damaged, mutilated, or if they contain or reflect printing, production,
typographical, mechanical or other errors. All decisions of Sponsor and
the Redemption Center are final, binding and conclusive in all matters.
Winning Sweepstakes prize emails contain special points of identification
that have been verified by an independent firm.
IMPORTANT: ANY PERSON ATTEMPTING TO FORGE GAME CARDS OR OTHER GAME MATERIALS
OR TO DEFRAUD McDONALD'S IN ANY WAY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GAME WILL
BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this
Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any coupons
or offers awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration
under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the
AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration
Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at
such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be
entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will
participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby
waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages,
or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's
actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating
in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have
damages multiplied or increased.
8. CHOICE OF LAW
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation
and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations
of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of
the State of Georgia, USA.
Terms and Conditions
This promotion is sponsored by The Pezold Companies ("Sponsor"),
Columbus, GA, 31904. There is no sales presentation or McDonald's purchase
© 2001 The Pezold Companies. All Rights Reserved. McDonald's, Super
Size and the Golden Arches logo are trademarks of McDonald's Corporation
and its affiliates.