VolunteerSpot Facebook Sweepstakes - Official Rules
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VolunteerSpot’s Facebook Fan Page Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to any individual over the age of 18 with access to the Internet at all times during the Sweepstakes and subsequent prize-award period. All employees of VolunteerSpot Inc. (“Sponsor”), all associated agencies and each of their respective affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees or agents (all of the foregoing, together with Sponsor, collectively referred to as “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The winner MUST designate a reward recipient school or charity located within the United States of America. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:01 a.m. PDT on April 5th, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. PDT on April 29th, 2012 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). One (1) winner will be randomly selected from entries properly submitted and timely received during the Sweepstakes Period.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS:
During the Sweepstakes Period, you may submit an entry form online using the sweepstakes entry form located on the sweepstakes tab at www.facebook.com/volunteerspot. Enter your name, email address, and answer optional questions, then click “Submit.” Limit One (1) Online Entry per person, per e-mail address, and per household during the Sweepstakes Period via Online Entry, regardless of whether a person has more than one address or more than one person uses the same address.
As a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each winner by accepting a prize grants to Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns and licensees, all right, title and interest in to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstakes entrant’s name, city, state, and biographical material (collectively, “Licensed Rights”) in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of the winner. Where necessary, the winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within five (5) business days of attempted notification or the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
SELECTION OF SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS/ODDS:
The potential Gran Prize $500 grant winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential winner will be notified via email to the email address submitted with the potential winner’s entry within two (2) weeks after the drawing. Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding, will conduct the drawing. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected at random. Any return of prize notification or prize email as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of any prize and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor's discretion, be randomly selected.
The 21 Starbucks gift card winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held between 5pm and 11:5 9pm CST each day, April 9th - April 29th. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the total Sweepstakes Period. The potential winner will be notified via email to the email address submitted with the potential winner’s entry within two (2) weeks after the drawing. Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding, will conduct the drawing. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected at random. Any return of prize notification or prize email as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of any prize and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor's discretion, be randomly selected.
One (1) winner will designate their favorite U.S. school or charity to receive a $500 cash grant. The prize check will be sent to a validataed administrator or executive director at the published address of record for the school or charity. All taxes are the responsibility of the winner. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included as part of any Prize, and are solely the winner’s responsibility.
Twenty One (21) winners will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card. The gift card will be mailed to the adress of each winner's choosing. Starbucks does not endorse nor sponsor this sweepstakes. All taxes are the responsibility of the winner. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included as part of any Prize, and are solely the winner’s responsibility.
ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ENTRY:
You may also enter the Sweepstakes by mailing a standard-size postcard with your name, email address and zip code to: VolunteerSpot Facebook Fan Page Sweepstakes Entries, P.O. Box 161622, Austin, TX 78716. Postcard entries must arrive prior to May 1st to be included within the random drawings, and no more than one postcard/email address may be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period.
By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; or (3) any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of winners. Further, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the Entry of any individual found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website operated by the Sweepstakes Entities; (b) using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods, which will void all such entries; (c) violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any Sponsor property or service; or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstakes or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold VolunteerSpot, Inc. and all and any Partner(s) and their agents and affiliates harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of the prize. The winner assumes all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize. Any disputes that may arise hereunder shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the State of Texas.
RULES/WINNERS LIST REQUESTS:
To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or for notification of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: VolunteerSpot Facebook Fanpage Sweepstakes Official Rules/Winners List Request, VolunteerSpot, Inc. P.O. Box 161622, Austin, TX 78716. Requests for winners' lists must be received within three months after the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
VolunteerSpot, Inc. P.O. Box 161622, Austin, TX 78716