RealSelf August Survey GIVEAWAY RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BE LAW. ENTRY IN THIS GIVEAWAY CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
1. Who Is Eligible to Enter the Giveaway?
The RealSelf August Survey Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (“You,” “Your,” or “Entrant”). Employees of RealSelf.com and other companies associated with the promotion of the Giveaway, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
2. Who Is Sponsoring the Giveaway?
RealSelf.com located at 542 First Avenue South, Second Floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (“Sponsor,” “RealSelf” or “We”).
3. What Is the Giveaway Period?
The Giveaway begins on August 19th, at 8:00:00 AM PDT and ends on September 15th, 2016, at 11:59:59 PM PDT (the “Giveaway Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Giveaway Period will not be entered into the draw. Entries will be accepted for the duration of the Giveaway. The RealSelf computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveway. It is each Entrant’s responsibility to observe time zone differences.
4. How Can I Enter the Giveaway?
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
To enter the Giveaway:
- Complete the August Survey
- enter your email address
RealSelf accepts only one entry per person.
RealSelf is not responsible for entries not received for any reason, or for entries that RealSelf receives but are not decipherable for any reason.
5. When Is the Prize Drawing?
On September 16th 2016, between 9:00:00 AM PDT and 11:59:59 PM PDT one (1) entry will be chosen, at random, from the eligible entries, using a random number generator.
6. What Are the Odds of Winning?
The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by RealSelf.
7. How Will the Winner Be Notified?
The potential winner will be notified by email. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, RealSelf will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. The prize will be fulfilled any time up to 10 weeks after the conclusion of the Giveaway.
If you accept the prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize.
8. What is the Prize?
For each submission that satisfies the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, Entrant will be entered into a drawing for the chance to win an Amazon.com gift card valued at $100 USD.
9. What Are the Other Conditions for Entering the Giveaway?
Participation in the Giveaway constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of RealSelf, which are final and binding. Winning the prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
All entries are subject to the RealSelf Terms of Service and other applicable policies. In addition, each entry must not be defamatory, obscene, inappropriate, contain content owned by a third party or violate any third party’s right of privacy or publicity.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention, or other technical problem, or in the event the Giveaway is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by RealSelf in its sole discretion, RealSelf may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Giveaway and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. RealSelf reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, RealSelf reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by RealSelf to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Release and Limitations of Liability.
By entering this Giveaway, you agree to release and hold harmless RealSelf, and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and employees, (the Released Parties) from and against any claim, cause of action, liability, injury, loss, damage of any kind (whether in tort or contract) arising from or in connection with your participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Giveaway, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Giveaway, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloads or in any Giveaway-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. Released Parties are 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 Giveaway. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages arising from or in connection with this Giveaway, including your entry, or any prize won.
11. Intellectual Property Rights.
Entries will become the property of RealSelf. However, you retain ownership of all intellectual property rights (including moral rights) in and to your entry. As a condition of entry, you grant RealSelf a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, publicly perform, create a derivative work from, and publicly display your entry for any purpose in any manner or media whatsoever now known or unknown, including without limitation unrestricted use or display on the RealSelf website or other websites, without any attribution or compensation to you. In addition, you grant RealSelf a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use your name, likeness, voice, biographical or other information in connection with your entry or for any other purpose without any compensation to you. Entries will not be returned.
12. Right to Modify, Cancel or Disqualify.
If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, RealSelf reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. RealSelf further reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Giveaway or RealSelf website. Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website, including RealSelf website, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, RealSelf reserves the right to seek damages from any such Entrant to the fullest extent of the applicable law.
13. What Laws Govern the Giveaway and What Happens If There Is a Dispute?
Each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with this Giveaway, the Official Rules and the prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Seattle.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant's’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of RealSelf in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Washington without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Washington.