Official Rules: FLEX Giveaway

This promotion is intended for homeowners who own their primary residence in San Diego County California, Riverside County California, Orange County California, San Bernardino County California, Los Angeles County California, and Ventura County California only and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed to enter the drawing if you are not a legal resident of these counties, 18 years or older, the Owner of your primary residence and accessing this site in the United States.

2018 FLEX Energy Storage System Sweepstakes:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

How to Enter:
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 9, 2018 until 11:59 p.m. PT on August 31, 2018, you may enter the SolarMax “FLEX Energy Storage System Sweepstakes” (the “Promotion”) in any of the following ways: (i) online by visiting the SolarMax website (www.solarmaxtech.com) (the “SolarMax Website”) and completing the online entry form requesting a free consultation. (limit one (1) online entry on the SolarMax Website, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); or (ii) via regular mail by hand printing your name, complete address, and phone number (including area code) either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper to: “FLEX Energy Storage System Sweepstakes,” 3080 12th St Riverside, Ca 92507.

Entrants using US mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2018, and received by September 5, 2018. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void. Online entries are deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All online entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on August 31, 2018 . These official rules are also available at the SolarMax Website or by writing to: “FLEX Energy Storage System Sweepstakes” – Rules Request, 3080 12th St. Riverside, Ca 92507. All eligible entries will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.

Eligibility:
This Promotion is open only to legal residents of San Diego County California, Riverside County California, Orange County California, San Bernardino County California, Los Angeles County California, and Ventura County California only, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, who owns their primary residence, except employees and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) of the Promotion Entities (as defined below) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and the local Sponsor.

Privacy:
When you enter at the Websites, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails, the use of such e-mails shall be subject to the privacy policy of Sponsor (the “Privacy Policy”), which is available at http://www.solarmaxtech.com/privacy-policy/. Any information you submit as part of the Promotion will be treated in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Sponsor’s use of your name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

Limitations of Liability:
SolarMax Technology, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; inability to access the Websites; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; printing or human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or any combination thereof. Proof of mailing, in person submission, or online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity or participation in this Promotion. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms. Except where prohibited by law, the Grand Prize Winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use said Grand Prize Winner’s names, photographs, likenesses, statements, biographical information, voices, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.

How Winner will be Determined:
The one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on approximately September 10, 2018, and will be contacted by phone on or about September 24, 2018. Judge’s decisions with respect to Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final. The prospective Grand Prize Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor is unable to contact the prospective Grand Prize Winner within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if the prospective Grand Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the prospective Grand Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective Grand Prize Winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Conditions of Entry:
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the judge’s or Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the judges reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Websites. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Grand Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION 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 YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Prize: 
The Grand Prize Winner will receive a FLEX Energy Storage System installed into their primary residence.

Sponsor will provide the FLEX Energy Storage System – no exchanges or substitutions may be made by winner – and all product features will be in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor will schedule the installation at their own discretion. If the Sponsor is unable to secure the proper permits to install the FLEX Energy Storage System at the grand prize winner’s primary residence then the grand prize is forfeit. The grand prize winner shall be required to be personally present on the day of installation and fill out any paperwork necessary to complete the installation. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

Prize Acceptance/Restrictions:
Winner and finalists are subject to verification by Sponsor of the winner or finalist’s name, age, address, phone number, and Social Security number (where the prize value is equal to or greater than $600.00). If a winner is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or to not award that winner’s prize at all. Prize cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for any other items by any winner. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferrable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value, including cash, for any prize, for any reason. Costs of transportation beyond 100 miles from Riverside, CA, upgrades to the grand prize winner’s main service panel, trenching, moving of any meters or appliances due to building code compliance, and any other expenses, except as explicitly set forth herein, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with the Grand Prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility. Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize cannot be transferred or substituted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value.

Disputes/Governing Law:
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU (AND YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE A MINOR) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

Winner List:
Beginning on or about October 1, 2018, you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner by going to the Websites or mailing a SASE to: “FLEX Energy Storage System Sweepstakes” — Winner List, 3080 12th St. Riverside, Ca 92507. Requests received after November 1, 2018 will not be honored.

Sponsor:
SolarMax Technology, Inc., 3080 12th St. Riverside, Ca 92507