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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“RULES”).
AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY OR REWARD ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTS MAY BE REQUIRED.
SPONSOR. This contest is sponsored by GuruSnaps, Inc. (“Sponsor”). References to Sponsor in this Agreement shall refer solely to the company sponsoring the contest and, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and respective employees, officers and directors.
This Sponsor Referral Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least the age of majority in their state of resident (which is eighteen (18) years of age in most states, but 19 in Nebraska and Alabama and 21 in Mississippi). Employees of Sponsor and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, 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 Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
2. AGREEMENT TO RULES.
By participating in the Contest you agree to and accept these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a Reward is contingent upon your full compliance with these Rules.
3. CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest begins on December 1st, 2016 at 12:00am EST and ends on January 31st, 2017 at 11:59pm EST (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.
4. HOW TO ENTER
During the Contest Period, you will have the opportunity to generate unique links to send to your family and friends (“Contacts”) that you would like to refer Sponsor to. As your Contacts sign-up for the Sponsor’s wait list, you increase your chances of winning a reward as described in Section 5 below. In order to constitute a valid referral, your Contacts must: 1) sign up for the Sponsor’s wait list during the Contest Period; 2) use a valid email address to sign up; and 3) not already have signed up for the Sponsor’s wait list. Each valid referral will be marked as an entry in the Contest (“Entry”).
5. REWARDS AND REWARD LEVELS
At the end of the Contest Period, the top entrant with the most Entries will be selected to receive the Contest Grand Reward. The next top fifty (50) entrants will be selected to receive the Contest Runner-Up Reward.
(3) Contest Grand Rewards. The top winner will receive a membership to the GuruSnaps Service and access to all premium features. This membership will continue from the date of launch of the premium service until the death of the winner or the expiration of 5 years from the date or launch, whichever occurs first. (ARV = $3,000).
(50) Contest Runner-Up Rewards. The fifty (50) runner-up winners will receive an invitation to participate in the GuruSnaps Service beta offering. (ARV = $50).
Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the GuruSnaps Service, or any part thereof at any time without notice. Winners’ use of the GuruSnaps Service or any beta offering will be subject to Terms of Service and an Acceptable Use Policy and Sponsor may terminate a winner’s right to access the GuruSnaps Service or the beta offering for any failure to comply with such terms at any time.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION
On or about February 1st, 2017 Sponsor will tally the number of eligible Entries received through each referring party. Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner and runners-up via email on or about February 2nd, 2017. If you are eligible for a Reward, you will be notified by email. You will be required to respond to us within five (5) days of the date such notification is sent in order to claim your Reward. If you cannot be contacted, or you fail to respond with requested information within the required time period, or the notification is returned as undeliverable, you forfeit your Reward. If you are at least eighteen (18) but are still considered a minor in your jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to place the Reward in the name of your parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Claim on your behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on you set forth herein. Receiving a Reward of any type is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements and compliance with these Rules and all applicable laws. In the event that a Reward recipient is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor is not obliged to provide an alternate Reward, or extend the Contest Period in any way.
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, technical problems, security malfunctions or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (1) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; or (2) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, no participant shall be eligible for a Reward of any type.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Rules or in a disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor 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 Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
8. RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
By participating in the Contest, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (together, “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt of a Reward, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, or wireless service provider; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical human, printing or typographical errors; or (d) 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 your participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of any Reward you may receive. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s 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 Contest.
You are hereby advised of the existence of Section 1542 of the California Civil Code which provides:
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
Notwithstanding Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, entry and participation in the Contest shall constitute a full release of liability in accordance with its terms. Each Participating party knowingly and voluntarily waives the provisions of Section 1542, as well as any other statute, law or rule of similar effect, and acknowledge and agree that this waiver is an essential and material term of these Rules and that without such waiver, Sponsor would not have accepted the entry.
9. PRIVACY & INFORMATION SUBMITTED
GURUSNAPS and the GuruSnaps logo are trademarks GuruSnaps, Inc. FACEBOOK and the Facebook logo are trademarks in the U.S. and other countries of Facebook, Inc. TWITTER, TWEET, RETWEET and the Twitter logo are trademarks of Twitter, Inc. Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.
12. Dispute resolution.
These Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States, without regard to choice of laws provisions. By entering this Contest you hereby agree that the sole venue for any dispute arising under these Rules shall be the state or federal courts located in Boston, Massachusetts. You hereby expressly and irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of such federal or state courts.