Japan Crate 5 Year Anniversary Sweepstakes Official Rules (“Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
The Japan Crate 5 Year Anniversary Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) at time of entry. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to Japan Crate, LLC and its owners, officers, members, managers, employees and agents (collectively “Japan Crate”). This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule, or regulation. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used as set forth in these Official Rules.
The Sweepstakes runs from 12:00 am Pacific Time ("PST") on August 1, 2019 through 11:59 pm PST on September 30, 2019 (the "Promotion Period").
How to Enter
During the Promotion Period, you may participate in the Sweepstakes by mailing a request for a card with scratch-off code to Japan Crate, Japan Crate, 600 Corporate Pointe, Suite 150, Culver City, California 90230. Upon receipt of your request to enter the Sweepstakes, you will receive a card with scratch-off code. Incomplete entries and/or entries containing inaccurate entrant information will be void, at Japan Crate’s sole discretion. Limit one entry per person. Additional entries from any one person will be void. All entries must be submitted by 12:00 am PST on September 30, 2019, to be eligible.
Prizes and Odds of Winnings
The Sweepstakes includes the following prizes (with estimated retail values): $3 gift card to the Japan Crate online store ($3); figures ($100); video game console ($250). The odds of winning any particular prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
To redeem a prize, follow the instructions on the scratcher by visiting sugoimart.com. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, potential winners will be declared official winners of the Sweepstakes. In the event that any selected potential winner declines their prize for any reason, is not eligible to accept their prize, or does not comply with the terms of these Official Rules, their prize opportunity will be forfeited and, at Japan Crate’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Japan Crate must receive your scratch-off code by emailing [email protected] by 11:59 pm PST on December 31, 2019 to redeem your prize that is not a discount or couple code. The redemption period for gift cards will be extended until Japan Crate must receive your scratch-off code through sugoimart.com by 11:59 pm PST on September 1, 2020 to redeem your prize that is a discount or coupon code. Official winners will be required to pay the actual cost of postage and handling fees in order to receive their prize, as applicable.
No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) permitted. Winners are solely responsible for all income, federal, state and local taxes as well any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or these Official Rules, the inability to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, failure to return such documents within the specified time period, or the return of the prize or any notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and, time permitting, awarding of prize to an alternate potential winner, at Japan Crate’s sole discretion, from among all remaining eligible entries. By participating, each entrant agrees (1) to be bound by these Official Rules, (2) that Japan Crate and each of its designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant's name, voice, address (city and state of residence), photograph and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional, trade, and any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification to entrants or any third parties; and (3) that Japan Crate shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or participation in this Sweepstakes. Japan Crate reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes. Japan Crate is not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider, wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Japan Crate is also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Japan Crate is not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Japan Crate reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who Japan Crate believes has tampered with, or attempted to tamper with or impair, the entry process, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, whose conduct or actions affect or impair the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or who is in violation of these Official Rules. Japan Crate (i) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prizes (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaims any implied warranty.
ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, JAPAN CRATE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet Service Provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
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 prizes 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 in Los Angeles County, California; (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.
Choice of Law
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Japan Crate in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, USA.