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Beginning this Car-Free Day, we want to reward everyone who’s making more room for greener spaces, bike lanes, and other things that aren’t cars by choosing to #ShareTheWheel with other ways of getting around the city.

Whether it’s biking to work, taking the bus to an open mic, or walking to the store—every mindful move makes a difference and we want to hear all about it.

Tag us @Zipcar with a unique story about why you #ShareTheWheel every day in your city, and if it has us on the edge of our social media seats, this could be all yours:

Zipcar membership for newbies (or $150 driving credit for members)

Local bike-share gift certificate

A pair of sneakers that were built for the streets

Pass for local public transit

Tell us why you #ShareTheWheel to win!

contest rules and regulations 

 

SHARE THE WHEEL CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

1.         ELIGIBILITY: The Share The Wheel Contest ("Promotion") is only open to persons who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, or Canada (individually “Entrant”, collectively “Entrants”). Entry into the Promotion is open to both members and non-members of Zipcar; purchase of a Zipcar membership is not necessary to enter the Promotion and a purchase will not improve the ability of an Entrant to win. However, each Entrant selected as a winner of a prize that includes a Zipcar membership, driving credit or free days must have a Zipcar membership to collect such prize. It is the responsibility of the Entrant to ensure they meet all eligibility criteria and can provide any required evidence of their eligibility. Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies, agencies, and immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings and spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law.

2.       SPONSOR:  Zipcar, Inc., 35 Thomson Place, Boston, MA 02110.

3.       By participating, each entrant ("Entrant") agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the "Rules") and the decisions of Sponsor, if applicable, which are final and binding in all respects. Receiving a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

4.       PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion Period begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("EST") on September 22, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on October 14, 2017.

5.       PROMOTION ENTRY GUIDELINES: The Contest invites participants to respond to the following Zipcar proposed question on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter; “How do you live a car-free or multi-modal lifestyle?”” using personal opinions, thoughts, and beliefs (a story or stories). Entrants must tag @ Zipcar and use the hashtag #sharethewheel in order to enter the Contest. Multiple Entries allowed per Entrant. Entries are accepted through the entirety of the Promotion Period. Winners to be chosen at sole discretion of Zipcar representatives, with aim to choose a story which best answers proposed question while exemplifying Zipcar company values. Zipcar will choose the top 10 stories from all of the Entries. The winners will be selected by a panel of Judges, which is selected by the Sponsor. Entrants are subject to verification that they are qualified participants as defined by these rules. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries. Final determination of winners is at the Sponsor’s and Judging panel’s sole and absolute discretion.

6.       THE PRIZE: Ten 10 qualified Entrants will be awarded the following prize as more further described in Section 7 (the “Prize”):

  1. $150 Zipcar membership or driving credit.
  2. $150 towards local Transit Pass of Winner’s choice.
  3. $100 Gift Card to Nike.
  4. $100 towards local Bikeshare Membership of Winner’s choice.

The total approximate retrial value (“AVR”) of all prizes shall not exceed $500 per Entrant for a total AVR of $5,000.

7.   THE PRIZE DETAILS:

  1. $150 Zipcar membership (membership) and driving credit (Credit).

    If Entrant is not a current Zipcar member: Free 1 Year Zipcar membership ($100 value) and $50 driving credit:

    Once Entrant has been chosen as a Winner, they will be sent a link to apply for a Zipcar membership free of charge. Free membership is valid for one (1) calendar year from membership approval date. One calendar year from membership approval date, member will automatically transition to a monthly Zipcar plan. Member has every ability to cancel this membership, free of charge, at anytime in advance of membership transition date. If Entrant is aged 18-20 years old at time of membership application, Entrant must apply through a university affiliate, with free membership valued at $20 and shall receive $80 in driving credit (in addition to the $50 driving credit). For the Driving Credit the winner will receive Coupon Code to be redeemed at Zipcar.com/gift or Zipcar.ca/gift. Website and currency will depend on Recipient’s current Zipcar locale. Driving credit will expire within 6 months of redemption.

    If Entrant is a current Zipcar member: $150 Zipcar Driving Credit: Once Entrant has been chosen as a Winner, member will receive Coupon Code to be redeemed at Zipcar.com/gift or Zipcar.ca/gift. Website and currency will depend on Recipient’s current Zipcar locale. Driving credit will expire within 6 months of redemption.

  2. $150 towards local Transit Pass of Winner’s choice.

    A Zipcar representative will pre-purchase $150 value in transit access based on Winner’s desired Transit System, and have said pass mailed to Winner at desired mailing address within North America. Transit pass must begin validity before January 31, 2018.

  3. $100 Gift Card (currency based on Winner’s home country) to Nike.

    To be mailed to Winner at desired mailing address within North America.

  4. $100 towards local Bikeshare Membership of Winner’s choice.

    A Zipcar representative will pre-purchase up to $100 value in Bikeshare access based on Winner’s desired Bikeshare provider, and have said pass mailed to Winner at desired mailing address within North America. Bikeshare access must begin validity before January 31, 2018. In the event there is no Bikeshare access Zipcar shall provide the Winner a $100 gift certificate at a local bike shop.

8.   NUMBER OF WINNERS:

  • There will be ten (10) Winners over entirety of Contest Period.
  • There will be two (2) Winners per Zipcar Region.
  • Zipcar Regions outlined as follows: USA Northeast, USA East, USA West, USA Central, Canada.
  • Winners to be notified within 21 days after the end of the contest.

Winner acknowledges that Zipcar shall have the right (but not the obligation) to publish Winner’s story in Zipcar’s December newsletter.

Some restrictions apply. All taxes or expenses, including without limitation, sales tax, luxury tax and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Entrant as well as all costs incurred in entering into the Promotion, such as any administrative costs. No cash equivalent of Prize is permitted. Prizes are non-transferable. By entering, Entrants give their express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by phone, mail or email. If any Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if the Recipient does not respond to notification within 7 days of the date of notification, the Prize will be forfeited. In the event of noncompliance with these requirements, the Prize will be forfeited. No more than the stated Prizes will be awarded. Unclaimed Prizes may not be awarded.

All winning Entrants will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (the “Affidavit”) within 24 hours of notification in order to receive a prize (Tennessee residents need not consent to, or sign any, publicity release). Some restrictions apply. All taxes or expenses, including without limitation, sales tax, luxury tax and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner as well as all costs incurred in entering into the Promotion or using or enjoying the prize, such as any administrative costs, insurances and spending money are (unless specifically stated otherwise. No substitution of the Prizes may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize/prize component is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable. The winner of any prize above the IRS threshold, currently $600, will be required to complete an IRS Form W-9, which requires disclosure of winner’s social security number, and an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of the prize will be issued to the winner as required by law. Gift certificate or gift card prizes may be subject to additional terms and conditions of third party issuers or businesses where they are redeemed. Sponsor does not guarantee the availability of goods or services offered by such businesses and is not responsible for lost or stolen gift certificates or gift cards. All prizes must be accepted "as is," and no warrantees will be provided by Sponsor.

9.         RELEASES AND INDEMNIFICATION: BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, ENTRANTS AND/OR WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARY AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES AS WELL AS THE SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND LICENSEES OF EACH AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, CONTRACTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES), OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEATH) AND PROPERTY, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO OR ARISE OUT OF 1) PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR ANY PORTION THEREOF; 2) A BREACH OR ALLEGATION WHICH IF TRUE WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH, OF ANY OF ENTRANT’S AND/OR WINNER’S REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR OBLIGATIONS HEREIN; 3) THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF PRIZES, OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY; 4) THE SPONSOR’S USE OF ANY OF THE MATERIALS SUBMITTED BY ENTRANT IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION; OR 5) ANY INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT OR NEGLIGENCE BY ENTRANT IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION. ENTRANTS AND/OR WINNERS WAIVE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

10.       GENERAL CONDITIONS: Except where legally prohibited, the Entrant grants (and will confirm that grant in writing) permission to Sponsor and its affiliates, exercised in their sole discretion, the right to use the Entrant’s name, city, state, Entry and/or prize information in connection with the Promotion for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration and without notice, review, or approval. By entering, each Entrant warrants that (i) the qualification does not violate any law or regulation or any right of any third party, including those laws, regulations, and rights related to copyrights, trademarks, publicity, or privacy, and (ii) the Entrant has followed the Rules and has the right to grant the rights to a content as provided in these Rules. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Promotion, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Promotion is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute, or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, provincial or local government law, order of regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor's control (each a "Force Majeure" event) Sponsor shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Promotion without notice or further obligation. If Sponsor, in their discretion, elects to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Promotion as a result of a Force Majeure event, Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the Prize to valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. Sponsor reserves the right to correct typographic, clerical or printing errors in any Promotion materials. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this Promotion, the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a Prize, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a Prize has been won.

Potential winners from Canada will also need to correctly answer, without any assistance of any kind, including mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by email at the email address on file with Zipcar at the time of Entry. The potential winner only becomes the “winner” when such forms and/or information are completed, returned to and received by Sponsor if the mathematical skill-testing question was correctly answered.

11.         Neither Sponsor nor its affiliates are responsible or otherwise liable in any manner for any (i) lost, late, stolen, illegible, misdirected, non-delivered, or improperly captured Entry (ii) lost, interrupted, or unavailable satellite, network, server, or other connection, (iii) accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunication, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, cable, transmission line, or communication line, (iv) technical failure, malfunction, or difficulty, whether related to software or hardware, (v) jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmission, (vi) incorrect, incomplete, or inaccurate information, (vii) unauthorized access to, tampering with, or hacking into any website or electronic device, or (viii) other error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network. Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, disqualify any individual who tampers with the operation of the Promotion, who acts in violation of these Rules or otherwise in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or who displays any intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Promotion is affected by any computer virus, worm, bug, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupts or otherwise affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Promotion, and may determine Recipient(s) from Entries already received or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

12.     LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR ITS AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE OR OTHERWISE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RELATED TO THE PROMOTION, INCLUDING ANY ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY DOWNLOADING FROM OR PRINTING MATERIAL FROM THE WEBSITE. EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.

13.     DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW: These Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants or winners and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion shall be brought only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts. Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (2) all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability any and all claims, judgments and awards on behalf of Entrant shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees.

14.       OFFICIAL RULES: For a printed copy of the Official Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (VT residents need not affix return postage) to: Urban Commuter Promotion, Attn: Member Marketing Department, Zipcar, Inc. 35 Thomson Place, Boston, MA 02210.

15.       WINNER’S LIST. Sponsor will send requested winner lists within 4-6 weeks after all Prizes are awarded. Requests for the winner list must be received by February 1, 2018.

16.       COLLECTION OF INFORMATION: Information collected in connection with the Promotion will be collected in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at http://members.zipcar.com/site/privacy. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant agrees to the terms of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, and agrees that its information may be entered into the marketing database of Sponsor.

 

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