The Paid by PrizePool Contest – March 30, 2022
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
A PRIZEPOOL ACCOUNT IN ACTIVE AND GOOD STANDING IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE A PRIZE. PARTICIPATION AND RECEIPT OF THE PRIZE IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE PRIZEPOOL USER AGREEMENT.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST YOU AGREE TO THESE RULES.
CONTEST DESCRIPTION: The Paid by PrizePool Contest – March 30, 2022 (the “Contest”) begins on 03/30/22 at 6:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on 03/30/22 at 4:59:59 p.m.PT (the “Contest Period”). The Contest consists of one (1) “Contest Period” as set forth in the chart below.
Approximate Drawing Date/Time (PT)
March 30, 2022 at 6:00:00 a.m.
March 30, 2022 at 4:59:59 p.m.
March 30, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
During the Contest Period, eligible entrants will be invited to share their PrizePool referral code along with a creative invitation to use their PrizePool referral code in the form of a Tweet or post on Instagram or comment on Facebook (the “Submission”), as more fully set forth below. Eligible Submissions will be judged by representatives of Sponsor or its designee. At the conclusion of the Contest Period, four (4) winners will be randomly selected, as described herein.
Entry in the Contest does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of PrizePool, 3790 El Camino Real #9039, Palo Alto, CA 94306, which shall be final and binding in all respects. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram or Twitter or Facebook. Instagram and Twitter and Facebook are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal United States residents residing in the fifty (50) United States and Washington, D.C., who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, directors and officers of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and Sponsor’s advertising and sweepstakes agencies and each of their respective officers and directors (collectively with Sponsor, the “Contest Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each (whether legally related or not), are ineligible to participate in the Contest. For purposes of this Contest, “immediate family members” are defined as spouse, domestic partner, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren. Contest is void where prohibited. Entrants must have a PrizePool account in active and good standing at the time of winner notification.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter, you must follow the official PrizePool account on either Twitter or Instagram or Facebook (whichever platform you want to enter through). At the start of the Contest Period, Sponsor will post a call-to-action message (the “Call-to-Action Message”) on their Twitter and Instagram and Facebook feeds. To enter either: (1) post your Submission as a reply to the Call-to-Action Message on PrizePool’s Instagram page along with your referral code (as defined in the PrizePool application) and #PaidByPrizePoolContest (the “Required Hashtag”); or (2) retweet the Call-to-Action Message posted on Twitter along with your reply to the Call-to-Action Message and referral code (as defined in the PrizePool application) and #PaidByPrizePoolContest (the “Required Hashtag”); (3) or post your Submission as a comment to the Call-to-Action Message on PrizePool’s Facebook page along with your referral code (as defined in the PrizePool application) and #PaidByPrizePoolContest (the “Required Hashtag”).
All Submissions must be posted to a non-private social media account and MUST include the Required Hashtag to be eligible as an entry.
Each Submission must meet the following “Submission Requirements” (any Submission that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates the following criteria will be disqualified):
Submission must be posted to a non-private social media account and must include the Tag and Required Hashtag;
Entrant must be the rightful owner of the Submission or must have the rights, title and interest necessary to utilize the Submission for the Contest in compliance with these Official Rules;
Submission must NOT contain any material that infringes or violates any right of a third party including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights, other than those relating to Sponsor. For example, Submission should NOT contain reference to sports team logos, celebrities, names or logos of businesses, music or lyrics, or clips from television shows or movies, other than those related to Sponsor;
Submission must NOT include third parties/people, who have not expressly authorized in writing the entrant to feature their name, image, likeness or voice in the Submission or otherwise use such name, image, likeness or voice in accordance with these Official Rules (if applicable, any selected winner may be required to verify such authorization in the form of a release);
Submission must NOT contain subject matter which is, or could be considered, in the sole discretion of the Contest Entities, obscene, pornographic, violent (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), defamatory, libelous, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g., illegal gambling, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, hateful, degrading, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, tortious or objectionable;
Submission must NOT contain any content that promotes any particular political agenda or message;
Submission must NOT contain any personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;
Submission must NOT communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
Submission must NOT violate any law;
Submission must NOT contain any content that is protected by copyright (without the express prior written consent of the owner of such right), including any music that is not entirely original to and owned by the entrant or include any recognizable locations or include names and/or descriptions of any copyrighted media production, including, without limitation, films, books, television programming, etc., or identifying descriptions of any media property;
Submission must NOT contain any derogatory references to any of the Contest Entities; and
Submission must be in compliance with the applicable social platform’s Terms and Conditions.
Note: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Submission in the Contest if Sponsor views the Submission as potentially infringing or otherwise a violation or potential violation of a third party’s rights or if it deems the Submission to be lacking in taste, quality, or to be otherwise objectionable. Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Submission Requirements in its reasonable discretion.
Entrants understand that they are posting their Submission at their sole risk. Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from the Submissions, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media platform’s terms and conditions.
Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such Submission. Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability for any Submission that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted a Submission cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Submission will be deemed ineligible. The Contest Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate Submission information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Contest. The Contest Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of sending email is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such Submission.
Limit one (1) Submission per person and per social media account during the Contest Period. Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the limitation stated will be void.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: At the conclusion of the Contest Period a panel of judges, consisting of representatives of Sponsor, will review and randomly select eight (8) potential winners eligible Submissions. The potential prize winners will be notified by in-app message via the PrizePool app or a comment on their Submission approximately two (2) days following the end of Contest Period asking for confirmation of their PrizePool account information. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION: Each person who enters this Contest represents and warrants as follows: (i) the Submission is the entrant’s own original, previously unpublished, and previously unproduced work; (ii) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; and (iii) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or libelous. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: Each entrant into the Contest hereby irrevocably grants to Sponsor, its designees, affiliates, successors and assigns, the non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display the Submission in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to all forms of electronic media, print media and all forms of internet and wireless protocol in perpetuity and throughout the universe for advertising, marketing, publicity and promotional purposes in connection with the Contest and other promotions. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submission for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein.
PRIZES: Four (4) Prizes are available. Each Prize consists of $15.00. The total value of all prizes available in this Contest is $60.00. All prizes will be awarded as a one-time deposit to the winner’s PrizePool account after verification of eligibility. All other terms and conditions of the PrizePool account apply. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received as of the end of the corresponding Contest Period. Limit one (1) prize per person per Contest Period.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: No prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if a prize listed is unavailable for any reason. Prizes not claimed in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. All details and other restrictions of prizes not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The potential winners of prizes valued at $600 or more (and any winner of $10,000 must also have notarized) or who cumulatively reaches $600 or more in total prize winnings from Sponsor must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”) within five (5) business days of notification. Non-compliance with the foregoing may result in disqualification and awarding of a prize to an alternate winner. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner may be disqualified. Prize winners shall be solely responsible for any federal, state and/or local taxes incurred in claiming a prize. Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more (or who win $600 or more cumulatively from Sponsor in a single calendar year) will be issued a 1099 tax form following the receipt of the prize.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the Contest. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GENERAL: Acceptance of a prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use prize winner’s name, photograph, social media handle, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree that the Contest Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer system or wireless phone which is occasioned by participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, or stolen entries or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Contest if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Contest as contemplated herein. In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
NO OBLIGATION TO USE: Sponsor shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Submission, or to otherwise exploit any Submission or, if commenced, to continue the distribution or exploitation thereof, and Sponsor may at any time abandon the use of any Submission for any reason, with or without legal justification or excuse, and entrants shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.
GOVERNING LAW: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PARTICIPANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND PARTICIPANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) PARTICIPANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND PARTICIPANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
WINNER’S LIST: Winners’ first name and last name initial will be posted on PrizePool official Instagram and Twitter and Facebook account and at http://help.getprizepool.com/en/articles/5977042-paidbyprizepool-contest-winners