StorkStack Rate It to Win It Sweepstakes
Official Sweepstakes Rules
February 24, 2014 – February 28, 2014
Employees, agents and representatives (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of weeSpring, Inc., and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are legally binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The weeSpring StorkStack Rate It to Win It Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:59pm ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). There will be eight drawings to award one (1) prize on or before Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM. Entry in this Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other Sweepstakes, contest or promotion. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of weeSpring, Inc., 317 West 99th Street, Apt #8B, New York, NY 10025 (the “Sponsor”) whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, have access to the internet at the time of entry and who visit www.weeSpring.com (FREE) and want a product. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Sweepstakes prize suppliers, and each of their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, franchisees, distributors, dealers, sales representatives, retailers, printers, individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials, their advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes agents (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and each of their immediate family members (as defined by the IRS) and/or people living in the same household, are not eligible to participate or to win. All eligibility is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. All entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor. The Sponsor’s computer server will be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, create an account on weeSpring.com (existing weeSpring members may use their existing account) and create a rating by selecting “I want this”, “I have this”, “I love this”, or “I regret this” after clicking the “check”, “pin” or “list” icons and creating a “rating” on the following weeSpring product:
Stork Stack Monthly Boxes of Products for Baby and Parent – http://www.weespring.com/product/1293/
One entry is recorded for each new “rating” created by a user during the Contest Period for each product list above. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted or unintelligible for any reason including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion (including at Sponsors), are void and will not be accepted. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner’s name, city, state, likeness, image and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation.
Entries made by any other individual or any entity, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner would be void. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer, network, or telephone connection malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, Sweepstakes, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. In addition, entrants will be disqualified from this and all future weeSpring contests and sweepstakes if the Wants appear to be collected fraudulently (i.e. all created from multiple users at the same I.P. address, etc). Any appearance of fraud shall be determined at the sole discretion of weeSpring, Inc.
PRIZE/ODDS: Only the prized listed below will be awarded in this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Prize is (1) Stork Stack, $84 Gift Certificate. Prize(s) are provided on an “as is” basis, without any warranty of any kind. Prize(s) are non-transferable. Prizewinner is responsible for any and all applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or federal, state, or local taxes, if any. If the Prize or the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or any non-compliance with the Official Rules or failure to respond within the applicable time period, it will result in forfeiture of the Prize(s) and an alternate winner will be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries received. Prize(s) will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value at its sole discretion. All taxes and all other expenses, costs or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of any prize are the sole responsibility of winner(s), including but not limited to ongoing product fees. Prize cannot be transferred by winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the services detailed above, with no substitution of prize by winner. In the event this contest is terminated before all prizes are awarded, if any prize is forfeited or unclaimed, if any prize notification is undeliverable, or in the event of non-compliance with any of these requirements, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsors will randomly select from remaining eligible entries an alternate winner for all remaining prize elements.
DRAWINGS/NOTIFICATION: Within 72 hours of the end of the Sweepstakes Period, weeSpring will conduct one random drawing from all eligible entries and notify winner. For the product listed above, weeSpring shall identify which users created a new rating during the Sweepstakes Period. Each user with a new rating for the product listed above in Section 2 will be given one entry into a random drawing to win the associated product. The final determinations of the Sweepstakes winner will be made by sponsors in their sole discretion and such determination shall be final and binding. The Prize Winners will be notified via email on or before Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM. Disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: 1) failure of a potential winner to respond to notification within three days of email; 2) the return of any notification or prize as undeliverable and 3) any other noncompliance with Rules. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to select no winner and/or to extend the contest period, if an insufficient number of eligible qualified entries are received. Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential prize winning notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by any potential winner for any reason.
GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS: By entering, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (A) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (B) that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for 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; and (C) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. 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. PUBLICITY RELEASE: Potential prize winners may be required to complete, sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and, where lawful and/or required, Publicity Release forms and W-9 request for tax payer’s identification number. Acceptance of any Prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use prize winner’s name, photograph, image, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the “Attributes“), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and releases the Sweepstakes Entities from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.
DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, or stolen, submissions or prize notifications. 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 Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner 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. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these 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 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.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of NEW YORK, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in the state of New York if the controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL and binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC. in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in the state of New York. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the state of New York. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the name of the winner, send a self- addressed stamped envelope to: The Stork Stack Rate It to Win It Sweepstakes, 317 West 99th Street, Apt 8B, New York, NY 10025. The use of any prize manufacturer, name or trademark in connection with any of the prizes is solely for the purpose of describing such prize, and is not intended to suggest any affiliation or sponsorship.
SPONSORS: This sweepstakes is sponsored by weeSpring, Inc. 317 West 99th Street, Apt 8B, New York, NY 10025. ( “Sponsor.”)
ENTRIES BY MAIL: Individuals may also enter this sweepstakes by sending a handwritten postcard to Stork Stack Rate It to Win It Sweepstakes, weeSpring, Inc. 317 West 99th Street, Apt 8B, New York, NY 10025 with the handwritten name of the product listed above . Entrants will receive one entry for each postcard received by weeSpring via First-Class US Mail prior to February 28, 2014 at 11:59pm. Postcard must include a phone number and email address for correspondence.