NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
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The Doe, Inc. (“The Doe”), 5318 E. 2nd Street, PMB 42540, Long Beach, CA 90803.
The [Doe Giveaways] (the “Giveaway”) is open only to individuals who (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (or the local age of majority where they live, if higher) and (ii) are residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec), and wherever else the Giveaway is not prohibited or restricted by law. The Giveaway is not open to residents of Quebec, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Iran, Myanmar (formerly Burma), North Korea, Sudan, Syria, the Crimea Region of Ukraine, or any jurisdiction where the Giveaway would be restricted or prohibited by law.
The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of The Doe (“Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and marketing agencies, or any other parties involved in the administration of the Giveaway (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Giveaway Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Giveaway, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway.
Giveaway Entry Period
The Giveaway is a series of separate contests that run weekly, beginning on Tuesday each week by 2:00:00 PM PT and ending on Friday each week at 10:00:00 AM PT until Sponsor discontinues the Giveaway (“Entry Period”). Each week is a separate Entry Period. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Giveaway.
How to Enter
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
Step 1: Log on to your non-private Twitter account (or create a free account at www.twitter.com if you do not already have one).
Step 2: During the applicable week’s Entry Period, follow the instructions set forth in that week’s Giveaway announcement tweet posted by @TheDoe (“Announcement Tweet”) to earn an entry into such week’s contest. All tweets you make in connection with the Giveaway must include hashtag #contest and tag @TheDoe .
All tweets must comply with Twitter platform terms and policies.
By posting a tweet, you represent and warrant that your entry material:
Each entrant can obtain a maximum of one entry for each week’s Giveaway contest. Entries generated by script, macro, mechanical or other automated means are void. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Your entry will only be deemed eligible for the contest applicable to the week in which you entered. Winners of a prior Giveaway prize are not eligible to enter another contest connected to the Giveaway during the same calendar year.
Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements will be disqualified from the Giveaway.
This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Giveaway should be directed to Sponsor and not to Twitter.
Entrant must be the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter the Giveaway. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address associated with the Twitter account is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the entrant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the entry is valid or to declare the entry invalid and select an alternate winner or not award the unclaimed prize.
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning any random drawing prize depend on number of entries received.
Winner Selection and Notification
For each weekly Giveaway contest, one (1) entrant will be selected as the winner.
Each Friday (or the next business day if such day is a holiday), Sponsor will announce the winner based on a random drawing or such other criteria as set forth in the applicable week’s Announcement Tweet. Sponsor will notify the winner via direct message to the winner’s Twitter account.
Winners are subject to verification, including verification of age and residency.
If a Canadian resident is selected from a random drawing, as a condition of winning the prize, the selected entrant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question within a 5 minute time period without aid or assistance and otherwise be in compliance with these Official Rules.
If a winner (i) is determined to be ineligible or otherwise disqualified by Sponsor, (ii) fails to respond to Sponsor’s first winner notification message within 48 hours of notification or after two (2) attempts (whichever occurs first), (iii) fails to timely provide any information requested by Sponsor (e.g., information needed by Sponsor to deliver the prize) or timely execute and return any documents required by Sponsor, the winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize in its entirety. Sponsor reserves the right to select a substitute winner or not award the unclaimed prize.
Prizes and Prize Claims
For each weekly contest, the prize and its approximate retail value (“ARV”) will be as set forth in that week’s Announcement Tweet.
If the prize is a cash prize, if the winner is a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, the winner may elect to receive the prize either by check delivered through postal mail, or through PayPal. If the winner is a resident of any other country or territory, the winner of a cash prize must receive the prize through PayPal. If the winner will be receiving the prize through PayPal, in order to accept the prize, the winner must register for a free PayPal account and comply with all PayPal requirements, including the presentation of a major credit card. If the winner cannot accept the prize via PayPal for any reason, the winner forfeits the prize in its entirety. Sponsor reserves the right to select a substitute winner or not award the unclaimed prize.
If the prize is a digital prize (e.g. a membership at www.thedoe.com), Sponsor will deliver access instructions to the email address provided by the winner.
If the prize is a tangible prize, Sponsor will pay for the cost of mailing the prize to the winner to the address provided by the winner. The method of shipping and the carrier will be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor.
The following applies to non-cash prizes: The prizes carry no warranty other than that offered by the manufacturer. Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes, including but not limited to their quality, condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. Winners agree to look solely to the manufacturer for any such warranty, representation, or guarantee.
The right to receive the prize cannot be transferred or assigned. Non-cash prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. No prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All prizes are subject to availability and if the prize or component of any prize package cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize (or any prize component) with one of comparable or greater retail value.
The winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. Prize winners agree and acknowledge that Sponsor may be required to withhold and remit a portion of prize value to comply with applicable tax laws. Prize winners also agree to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or any other information Sponsor may require in connection with applicable tax reporting or withholding requirements or other laws or regulations.
All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of each winner.
Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, the winner hereby grants Sponsor and its representatives an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s Twitter handle, any content posted by the winner in connection with the Giveaway, and information about the prize award, in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including without limitation, for use in advertising and marketing, without any additional approval or consideration. By accepting a prize, winner represents and warrants that he or she has the right to grant the foregoing license.
Limitations of Liability of Giveaway Parties
The Giveaway Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Giveaway you hereby waive and release the Giveaway Parties from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising in connection with the Giveaway and/or the receipt, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, Claims relating to: (i) the malfunction of any computer, telephone, mobile device, network, satellite, hardware, software or communications line; (ii) unauthorized human intervention; (iii) incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Giveaway, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information; (iv) damage to any person’s computer or mobile device; or (v) any errors in these Official Rules, winner notifications or other announcements or communications relating to the Giveaway. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only a single prize per weekly Giveaway contest. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., one prize) be awarded per weekly Giveaway contest.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any Giveaway Parties.
Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights
If the Giveaway or any related contest is not practically capable of running as planned for any reason outside the control of the Sponsor, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, government orders, natural disasters, the effects of COVID-19 or any pandemic or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Giveaway or any affected contest.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and winners, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
If provided by entrant, entrant’s e-mail address may be used to send entrant newsletters regarding Sponsor’s products and other information which may be of interest to entrant.
For the name of winner of a contest, send an email to [email protected]. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the applicable contest.