Survey Contest & Official Rules

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Online User Survey Contest & Official Rules


NO PURCHASE OR ENTRY FEE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. This sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, (“Eligible Persons”) as of 5:00 PM Eastern Time on March 22, 2017. Void wherever prohibited by law. Employees of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. and its respective affiliates, parent or subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers (collectively, “Sponsor”) and the immediate family members (i.e. spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor.

TO ENTER: This Sweepstakes will begin at 5:00 PM Eastern Time on March 22, 2017 and will end at 11:45 PM Eastern Time on April 2, 2017. To enter for the drawing, respondents must receive the St. Mark's Episcopal Church Online User Survey and be presented with and accept the option to complete the St. Mark's Episcopal Church Online User Survey. Respondents must fully complete the St. Mark's Episcopal Church Online User Survey in its entirety. The St. Mark's Episcopal Church Online User Survey can be completed only once.

Limit one entry per person regardless of method of entryNo mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, postage due, misdirected entries or entries not received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail or cell phone account identified on the online entry form. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address or cell phone account by an Internet and/or wireless access provider, service provider, or online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address, as well as cell phone numbers.

RANDOM DRAWING: Three Eligible Persons will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received by Eligible Persons (the “Winner”) by 11:45 PM Eastern Time on April 2, 2017.  Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters. The Winners will be notified by email or phone. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE: Each Winner will be awarded one of three (3) Visa gift cards valued at $50.00. (USD). The Prizes will be awarded prior to April 30, 2017. 

All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The potential Winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form postmarked within 10 days of the date on notification materials. Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate potential Winner may be selected. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification. The Winner may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize.

Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use Winners’ name, voice, statements, image and likeness without compensation for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address, phone number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional reasons. You may opt-out of receiving such communications as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails).

TERMS: Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of this Sweepstakes, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. The Winner assumes all liability and agrees to hold Sponsor harmless for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the online portion of this Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the program for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of this Sweepstakes; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of this Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, to void any suspect entries, to modify or suspend this Sweepstakes, or to terminate this Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Sweepstakes Prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and other individuals engaged in the development or execution of this Sweepstakes, from any liability, claims, losses, and damages arising out of or relating to their participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received in this Sweepstakes. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any participant or Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida. Participants hereby agree that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action, or controversies (“Claims”) arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules shall, pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, be resolved by binding arbitration before a single arbitrator pursuant to this provision and the procedures of JAMS, Inc. (formerly known as Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc.). NO PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE ANY CLAIM IN COURT.  FURTHER, NO PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER PERSONS SIMILARLY SITUATED, OR AS A MEMBER OF ANY CLASS OF CLAIMANTS PERTAINING TO ANY CLAIM SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION.  THE ARBITRATOR’S DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING.  NO PARTY SHALL BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND EACH PARTY HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.  The arbitrator’s authority to resolve Claims is limited to Claims between Sponsor and participant alone.  Furthermore, claims brought by either party against the other may not be joined or consolidated in arbitration with Claims brought by or against any third party, unless agreed to in writing by all parties. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. Any action or litigation to enforce, confirm, set aside, or otherwise affect the foregoing arbitration provision, or ancillary thereto, shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Duval County, Florida, and each participant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

SPONSOR: St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 4129 Oxford Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210.