Sweepstake Requirements

Sweepstakes Requirements

Sponsor: ARCS Self Defense LLC

By participating in this Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees that he or she will clearly and conspicuously disclose that he or she is participating in this Contest in the entry and any online social sharing interaction that references the Contest or that is used to obtain entries in connection with this Contest. At a minimum, the hashtag “[#theaccidentalpreppers],” #Contestentry” or “#promoted” should be included in all social media communications sent pursuant to the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant who does not adequately disclose his or her participation in this Contest while engaging in any online social sharing interaction during the Contest Period.
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I. No subscription or purchase required to enter drawing. Purchase does not increase chances of winning. The promotion Begins [12:00:01 AM ET] on OCTOBER 24th, 2020; ends [11:59:59 PM ET] on FEBURARY 28, 2021, One winner will be announced at 1800 CST via email on March 1, 2021. The winner will be chosen at random. If winner does not respond within 7 days prize will be forfeited.
II. Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) is NOT shipping firearms as part of this sweepstakes. One winner will receive the giveaway items mailed via UPS or USPS. No combinations. No substitutions
 III. No purchase necessary. If you wish to enter this promotion, please register online.
IV. Eligibility. This promotion is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older at the time of entry, who can legally own a gun. ARCS Self Defense LLC employees and their immediate families are not eligible for this promotion.
V. Conditions. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these rules and decisions of Patriot Sheepdog and its judges. Any taxes or other expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners may be required to execute and return within fourteen (14) days of date printed on notification, an Affidavit or Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, and any other documentation ARCS Self Defense LLC reasonably requires for prize fulfillment. ARCS Self Defense LLC will send form the relevant 1099 Tax form to the winner. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited. By accepting a prize, the winner agrees that ARCS Self Defense LLC accepts no responsibility or liability in connection with injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or usage of the prize awarded hereunder. All taxes and fees are each winner’s responsibility. This offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By entering this promotion, you agree that if you win one of the prizes, ARCS Self Defense LLC can publish your first name, last initial, and state in our various media and publications. We publish this limited information to protect your identity and announce the winner.
VI. Participation. By submitting an Entry, entrants grant ARCS Self Defense LLC a perpetual and unrestricted license to use their names and images and any submitted content, in any format, provided in connection with their sweepstakes entries in advertisements and/or promotions without further compensation. The use of personal information collected in the course of the sweepstakes shall be governed by the terms of ARCS Self Defense LLC’s Privacy Policy. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges (if applicable). Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this sweepstakes as solely determined by Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC). In the event the sweepstakes is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the sweepstakes, Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes. Should the sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received prior to the termination date. Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) is not liable for lost, late, delayed, damaged, incomplete, or misdirected entries.
VII. Limitations of Liability. By entering the sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree that all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action. Any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and associated with entering the sweepstakes, if any. Entrant hereby specifically waives the right to claim that any attorney’s fees be awarded and under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, any and all punitive, incidental or consequential damages of any kind and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Entrant hereby waives any statutory, common law or other legal rights to make any claims for any amounts outside of actual out-of-pocket costs in entering this sweepstakes and Entrant agrees to limit its out-of-pocket costs in entering this sweepstakes to twenty-five dollars (US $25.00). Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) and its affiliates are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, garbled or illegible entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, typographical, printing, mechanical, electronic or network relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. ARCS Self Defense LLC is also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. ARCS Self Defense LLC is not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) will be disqualified. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in ARCS Self Defense LLC sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of ARCS Self Defense LLC, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, ARCS Self Defense LLC reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and if terminated, at its direction, select the winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. Entrants, by entering and participating in this sweepstakes, agree that ARCS Self Defense LLC and its respective parent, related, affiliated and subsidiary entities as well as the officers, directors, employees, representatives, members, shareholders and agents of each (collectively, “ARCS Self Defense LLC”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Patriot Sheepdog (ARCS Self Defense LLC) and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet, and world wide web, in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized account subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules.
VIII. Construction. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official sweepstakes rules, or the rights and obligations of any contestant and their affiliated organization and ARCS Self Defense LLC, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Missouri, without giving effect to any choice of laws or conflict of laws rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Missouri. In the event that any provision herein is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provisions were not contained therein and the provisions deemed unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction shall be blue penciled as narrowly as possible in order to make the provisions valid and enforceable.
IX. USE OF DATA: ARCS Self Defense LLC will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with (ARCS Self Defense LLC’s Terms of Use. By entering the sweepstakes, each entrant acknowledges that he or she has read and accepted ARCS Self Defense LLC’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and agrees to ARCS Self Defense LLC’s usage of his or her personal information.
(Last Revised 11/16/2020)