APARTMENTS.COM REVIEW & WIN SWEEPSTAKES (SWEEPSTAKES) OFFICIAL RULES
APARTMENTS.COM "REVIEW & WIN WEEKLY SWEEPSTAKES" ("SWEEPSTAKES")

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES BEGINS AT 12:00:01 A.M. CENTRAL TIME (CT) ON NOVEMBER 16, 2012, AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 P.M. CT ON DECEMBER 27, 2014 ("PROMOTION PERIOD").
  1. HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST.

    1. To enter online, visit http://www.apartments.com/reviews and submit a completed review of a residential rental property. All Apartments.com users who submit any such review during the Promotion Period (and who are not otherwise ineligible or disqualified) are automatically entered. Online entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 27, 2014.

    2. To enter online via email link, visit the pop-up landing page for submission of reviews of residential rental property and submit a completed review. All Apartments.com users who submit any such review during the Promotion Period (and who are not otherwise ineligible or disqualified) are automatically entered. Online email link entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 27, 2014.

    3. To enter via mail print your name, address, and email address (if any) on a postcard and mail with proper postage to: Apartments.com "Review & Win" Sweepstakes, Attn.: Marketing Department, 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. Mail-in entries must be postmarked between November 16, 2012, and December 27, 2014.

    4. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PER WEEK. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age and older. Void elsewhere and where prohibited. Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies (Tribune Co., Gannett Co., Inc., Belo Corp., the Washington Post Company, and McClatchy, Inc.), affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, sweepstakes administrators and members of such employees' immediate families, defined as spouses, parents, children, siblings (whether such family members are biological, adoptive, step or in-law) and their respective spouses, and those living in the same household of such employees are not eligible to participate.

  3. WEEKLY PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE/ODDS: One hundred and eleven (111) weekly Prizes/one (1) per week. Each weekly winner will receive one (1) Prepaid Visa® Card with a $50.00 approximate retail value ("ARV"). Activation charges may apply and are the responsibility of winner. The total ARV of all prizes is $2950.00. For the purposes of the weekly drawings in this Sweepstakes, a "Week" is defined as beginning Sunday at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Time and ending the subsequent Saturday at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time ("Week"). The first week only of the Sweepstakes is defined as beginning Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time and ending on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time. Odds of winning a weekly Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received corresponding to the Week (as defined above) of the drawing during the Promotion Period.

  4. WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWING: Weekly winners will be determined in a random drawing conducted on or about the Wednesday following the end of the applicable Week from among all eligible entries received during such Week. Eligibility of mail-in entries shall correspond to the post-mark date; and all mail-in entries must be received by 5:00:00 p.m. Central Time on the Monday following the Week of the Promotion Period in which such entry was post-marked. Non-winning entries will not be carried over into subsequent weekly drawings. Decisions of the Sponsor on any and all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. Each weekly drawing Prize winner will be notified by e-mail or regular US mail at the address provided. Prizes are non-transferable. No prize substitution or cash equivalent allowed except at Sponsor's sole discretion.

  5. OTHER CONDITIONS:

    1. All entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes and/or participation in any prize agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, their advertising/promotional agencies, sweepstakes administrators, and their respective employees and agents from and against any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for damages, or losses, including but not limited to personal injury or death to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an entry or otherwise participating or attempting to participate in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; or for the awarding, receipt, possession, or use, or misuse of any prize awarded Winners acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor any of its parent companies, affiliates, directors, employees, officers, agents, or sweepstakes administrators have made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. By entering, entrant acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Each winner will receive a single 1099 tax form for the ARV or actual retail value of its awarded prize, unless otherwise agreed in Sponsor's sole discretion.

    2. Winner will be required to respond to prize notification within seven (7) days and must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and (except where prohibited by law) a publicity release within twenty-one (21) days of date printed on the prize notification or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected from all eligible entries received. Each publicity release shall grant Sponsor the right to use winner's name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereinafter known (including without limitation use online at www.Apartments.com, and other affiliated websites) and without additional compensation, except where prohibited.

    3. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for: (i) entries that are, whether in whole or in part, lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, or not received by the Sponsor or its agents for any reason; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries, or for destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone, cable or satellite transmissions, damage to entrants' or any person's computer and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsor's reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (iv) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to void any entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such method. Entrants may not register with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter/play multiple times or submits any inappropriate content may be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor's discretion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, such entry will be deemed made by the person named on the entry form. Only one person's name may be stated on the entry form. Any entries not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PERSON AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM HIM/HER TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    4. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries per these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend, or suspend this Sweepstakes.

    5. Visa® is a registered trademark used by Visa International Service Association and not affiliated with Sponsor or this Sweepstakes in any manner.

  6. DISPUTES: Unless prohibited by law, all disputes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and by final and binding dispute resolution under the rules of the American Arbitration Association in Chicago, Illinois and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Illinois.

  7. WINNER LIST: For the name of the winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Apartments.com "Review & Win Weekly Sweepstakes" Winners List, Attn.: Marketing Department, 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604, no later than December 31, 2014.


  8. PRIVACY POLICY:Information provided by any entrant to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to the Apartments.com privacy policy located at http://www.apartments.com/privacy.htm.


  9. SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Apartments.com, a division of Classified Ventures, LLC, 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604.