Sweepstakes & Giveaway Rules
Albany.com is operated by Mannix Marketing, Inc. Sweepstakes & Giveaway entrants and winners are subject to the following rules:
1. No purchase necessary. Entry can be made online, or, mailed to: Mannix Marketing, Inc.. Attn: Sweepstakes, 11 Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Glens Falls, NY 12801. Mail-in entries should include the name of the Giveaway Sweepstakes you wish to enter as well as your name, mailing address and phone number.
2. By entering this sweepstakes or giveaway, you attest that you are at least 18 years old and you agree with all Sweepstakes & Giveaway Rules..
3. Sweepstakes &/or giveaway dates vary from sweepstakes to sweepstakes or giveaway to giveaway.
3. Method of entry and determining winners varies from sweepstakes to sweepstakes or giveaway to giveaway.
4. Prize winners are required to pick up their prize at the sweepstakes provider's location, or another location determined by the sweepstakes provider. When Mannix Marketing, Inc. is the sweepstakes provider, winners are required to pick up their prize at 11 Broad Street, Glens Falls, New York 12801, Monday through Friday, between 8am - 5pm (unless otherwise instructed). Alternate methods of picking up prizes may be determined by Mannix Marketing, Inc.
5. Prizes, including cash prizes, may take up to sixty (60) days to be available for redemption. Winners must show legal identification to claim prize. All prizes must be claimed within fourteen (14) days of official notification that the prize is available to be claimed, unless otherwise specified in the disclaimer on the specific individual giveaway page. Prizes unclaimed after fourteen (14) days of notification will be forfeited.
6. Prizes are non-transferable. No cash equivalent will be offered in substitution of prize. No prizes may be resold, substituted or exchanged for other prizes.
7. Employees of Mannix Marketing, Inc., sweepstakes / giveaway sponsors, their associated advertising agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to win.
8. Winners forever release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Mannix Marketing, Inc., their officers, employees and directors from and for any claim liability, income tax, loss or damage caused by or arising out of participation in a sweepstakes and/or use of a prize.
9. Prize winners will be responsible for any and all applicable taxes and fees whether or not the sweepstakes provider issues a Miscellaneous 1099 Form to the winner. When Mannix Marketing, Inc. is the sweepstakes provider, then Mannix Marketing, Inc. will issue winners of a prize valued at or more than $600.00 with a 1099 Form when required.
10. Void where prohibited by law.
11. Prizes may have been furnished for promotional or advertising consideration.
12. Mannix Marketing, Inc. and its authorized representatives reserve the right to postpone, reschedule, delay, and/or modify the sweepstakes dates and/or method of entry at any time. Mannix Marketing, Inc. is not obligated to execute the sweepstakes if its performance is delayed or prevented due to cause beyond its control, including but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority.
13. Mannix Marketing, Inc. reserves the right to refuse awarding any prize to a person who is determined to have violated a Mannix Marketing, Inc. any of the Sweepstakes & Giveaway Rules as listed on www.mannixmarketing.com.
14. Winners allow in perpetuity for Mannix Marketing, Inc. to use their name, voice and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation.
15. A copy of the official rules may be obtained by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to Mannix Marketing, Inc. 11 Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Glens Falls, NY 12801 or on the web site www.mannixmarketing.com.
16. Odds of winning are based on the number of entries received.
17. Giveaway and sweepstakes participants using the Internet must provide a valid email address and fill out all required fields on entry form to be eligible. Mannix Marketing, Inc, sweepstakes / giveaway sponsors, and their associated advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games, giveaways or sweepstakess, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant's ability to participate.
18. Mannix Marketing, Inc. reserves the right to change or alter the official rules, method of entry and/or prize(s) without prior notification.
19. The determination of the winner by Mannix Marketing, Inc. is final.
20. For Photo Submission Sweepstakess Only: By entering the sweepstakes, entrants grant Mannix Marketing a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly and all other standard Mannix Marketing purposes. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. Mannix Marketing will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.