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THE YOURMCDONALDS.COM ARCH CARD GIVE AWAY
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 Rules.

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.

4. PRIZES
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.

5. ELIGIBILITY
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.

6. VERIFICATION
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.

7. ARBITRATION
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 required.

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