By participating, Entrants, Nominees, and Winners agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsors/Judges, which shall be final in all respects. By entering the Contest, Entrants, Nominees and Winners agree to execute in a timely manner and by any deadline set by Sponsors any and all paperwork requested by the Sponsors which may include, but is not limited to, background checks and any release forms, prior to any on-line or on air appearance of Entrants and Winners participating in the videotaped or live broadcast, or use of Entrants' submissions or related materials.
All submissions will become the sole property of the Sponsors, which may reprint or otherwise exploit the entries in any manner, in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity. Entrants, Nominees, and Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release and indemnification within seven days of notification of winning. By participating in this contest, Entrants, Nominees, and Winners agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsors, their parent, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, sponsoring, advertising and promotion agencies and Mazda Motor of America, Inc. ("Mazda"), Mazda dealerships and any other prize suppliers (if any), licensees, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from including, but not limited to, any and all actions, complaints, claims, injuries, liabilities, fees (including reasonable attorney's fees), royalties, costs, losses or damages arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, by whomever or wherever asserted, from a) Entrants', Nominees' and Winners' participation in the contest, b) Sponsors' exercise of the rights granted herein and/or c) the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize or portion of any prize.
Sponsors are not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsors' sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation to the Entrants, Nominees, Winners, or any other affiliated party.
By submitting materials hereunder and accepting the prize is chosen as the Winner, you hereby grant to the Sponsors, Mazda, their parents, subsidiaries, licensees and affiliated companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, servants, representatives, shareholders and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assignees the exclusive right to use and distribute your submission, as well as your likeness, picture, voice, name and biographical material (all such materials are sometimes collectively referred to as the "Materials") in any and all manner, methods, formats and media now known or hereafter created, including without limitation, all forms of television, radio, internet, cable, satellite, wireless applications, home video products and devices, etc., in connection with the Contest, the Production, ABC's programming, and/or the Artist, and in all advertising and promotion for the foregoing, throughout the universe, in perpetuity.
Entrants, Nominees, and Winners acknowledge that any entry materials may be included and/or discussed in a broadcast, that such discussion may include statements or opinions by the broadcast talent or others about the Entrants, Nominees, and the Winners, the Entrants', Nominees, and Winners' appearances and/or the materials, and that those statements and opinions may be considered surprising, humiliating, embarrassing, derogatory, defamatory or otherwise offensive or injurious to them, Sponsors' employees, their studio or at-home audience and/or other third parties. Entrants, Nominees, and Winners release the Released Parties from any actions, claims, injury, loss or damage allegedly caused, directly or indirectly, by any such statements or opinions made during a broadcast.
Sponsors are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web-site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this contest. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the owner of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.
To claim prize: (a) Winners must provide proof of age, identity, residency, valid driver's license and legally required automobile insurance for the car; (b) Entrants, Nominees, and Winners must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification, and (c) Entrants, Nominees and Winners must also agree to complete and submit any additional releases, indemnifications and other requisite paperwork as specified at the discretion of the Sponsors, all within the time period specified by Sponsors.
Miscellaneous; Winner Posting:
Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.
Official rules will be posted on goodmorningamerica.com; For a winner's list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "THE GREAT GMA CAR GIVEAWAY" Contest, c/o ABC News, Room 616, 7 West 66th Street, New York, New York, 10023, by December 15, 2013.