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Official Rules

Sweepist.com Sweepstakes & Giveaways

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY, A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THIS SWEEPSTAKES/GIVEAWAY IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK, INC. (“FACEBOOK”) OR APPLE, INC. (“APPLE”) OR GOOGLE, INC. (“GOOGLE”). YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO Sweepist.COM AND NOT TO FACEBOOK, APPLE, OR GOOGLE.

1. Eligibility:

All Sweepist.com Sweepstakes/Giveaway are open to only the legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are EIGHTEEN (18) years or older at the time of entry. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sweepist.com’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes/Giveaway. Winning a prize is dependent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in this document.

2. Disqualification:

Sweepist.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant that it determines (a) has tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes/Giveaway; (b) has acted in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy or harass Sweepist.com, other Entrants, or any other person or entity; (c) has not satisfied all of the requirements for entry in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway; or (d) is otherwise ineligible under, or in violation of, these Official Rules or any policies or terms posted on Sweepist.com. Any attempt by an Entrant to commit acts of misconduct described in this section may be subject to civil and criminal law claims, and Sweepist.com reserves the right to seek damages from such Entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.

3. Sweepstakes/Giveaway Sponsor:

Sweepist.com, Porvoonkatu 1 87 L, 00510 Helsinki, Finland.

4. Timing:

Timing information for all Sweepist.com Sweepstakes/Giveaways are found on the Sweepstakes/Giveaway page (url for these pages are in the following format: sweepist.com/this-is-an-example-giveaway/ with the “this-is-an-example-giveaway” replaced by a string of text describing the prize of the Giveaway.), under “Giveaway details”. The Sweepstakes period (Start and End dates) are found under the “Timing”. Sweepist.com is the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes/Giveaway.

5. How to Participate:

Entrants will automatically participate in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway once they complete the following:

1. Login to their Sweepist.com account

2. Click the “Enter Now” button/link

Entrants are also eligible to receive SEVEN (7) Extra Entries by sharing the Sweepstakes/Giveaway page on Facebook/Twitter/Google+. These Extra Entries are rewarded MAX ONCE PER WEEK, and their counter is reset every Sunday at 05:59:59:59 AM Eastern Time.

Entrants will be rewarded the SEVEN (7) Extra Entries when they perform the following:

1. Login to their Sweepist.com account

2. Click the “SHARE ON FACEBOOK” or “SHARE ON TWITTER” or “SHARE ON GOOGLE+” buttons/links found at the Sweepstakes/Giveaway page they wish to receive the Extra Entries for

Signing Up at Sweepist.com is free. Entrants to this Sweepstakes/Giveaway will receive some email messages confirming their registration to Sweepist.com, and they also receive a Opt-in Confirmation to Sweepist.com Daily Reminders, which they are free to decline by not confirming the subscription. Only ONE (1) entry is allowed per person per day, and only SEVEN (7) Extra Entries are allowed per person per week to this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, and entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of all automatic systems to participate is prohibited and will result in immediate disqualification. Sweepist.com is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sweepist.com reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose email address is submitted as part of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway.

6. Winner Selection and Odds of Winning:

On the End date specified on the Sweepstakes/Giveaway page under “Giveaway details” and “Timing”, Sweepist.com or an independent judging agency will select 1 entry for the prize (described in the section 8. Grand Prize) in a random drawing of all valid entries received. The entrant will be contacted using the email address provided with the signup form, and notified on the Sweepist.com website of their win. The entrant must then within 7 days claim the prize and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules). Sweepist.com’s decisions as to the administration and operation of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, and the selection of the potential winner is final. Failure to claim the prize within 7 days of being selected as the winner will result in disqualification. The odds of winning depend on the total number of entries.

7. Verification of the Potential Winner:

THE POTENTIAL WINNER OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES/GIVEAWAY IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY Sweepist.COM WHOSE DECISION IS FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES/GIVEAWAY.

The potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified through Sweepist.com website by a notification, and by email. The potential winner may be required to sign and return to Sweepist.com, within seven (7) days of the date the notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize, if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or the liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable, stated in the email/letter), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of a Sweepstakes/Giveaway prize is disqualified for any reason, Sweepist.com may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

8. Grand Prize:

Grand prize information is displayed on all individual Sweepstakes/Giveaway pages. Grand prize winner will receive the prize described on the individual Sweepstakes/Giveaway page, under “Grand Prize”, value of which is also shown. Winner is responsible for all taxes associated with prize receipt and/or use. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sweepist.com’s sole discretion. Sweepist.com reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. ALL PRIZES ARE GIVEN AWAY BY Sweepist “AS IS.”, AND Sweepist DOES NOT MAKE AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT) WITH REGARD TO ANY PRIZE.

9. Entry Conditions and Release:

By entering, each participant agrees to:

A. Comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sweepist.com and/or the independent Sweepstakes/Giveaway judges which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes/Giveaway.

B. Release and hold Sweepist.com harmless, and its respective parents, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry.

C. Indemnify, defend and hold Sweepist.com harmless from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.

10. Publicity:

Except where prohibited, participation in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway constitutes the winner’s consent to Sweepist.com and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

11. General Conditions:

Sweepist.com reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sweepist.com’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, as determined by Sweepist.com in its sole discretion. Sweepist.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sweepist.com reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sweepist.com’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

12. Limitations of Liability:

The Released Parties are not responsible for:

A. Any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway.

B. Technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software.

C. Unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or this Sweepstakes/Giveaway.

D. Technical or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, or the processing of entries.

E. Any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in this Sweepstakes/Giveaway. If Sweepist.com needs to discontinue this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, or any part of it, for any reason, Sweepist.com, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sweepist.com reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.

13. Disputes:

Entrant agrees that:

A. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.

B. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court.

C. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees.

D. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sweepist.com in connection with this Sweepstakes/Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

14. Entrant’s Personal Information:

Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sweepist.com Privacy Policy which you can see by clicking here.

15. Sweepstakes/Giveaway Results:

For the results of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway go to the Draw History of Birthdate Bucks or contact us. Requests for the winner list must be received within 60 days after the end date of this Sweepstakes/Giveaway. When you complete the online contact form you must specify the name of the Sweepstakes/Giveaway, the date of the Sweepstakes/Giveaway, and desire for the winners list.