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Summary of Contest Rules
The contest will start on April 19, 20101, 12:00pm and end on May 31, 2011, 12:00pm (Eastern Time).
You may enter by tweeting and/or becoming a BarterQuest fan and entering comments on Facebook and/or registering on BarterQuest and inviting friends. You may enter multiple times, but each person will be eligible for only one prize during the term of this contest.
To win, you are required to retweet our predefined twitter message, become a fan of BarterQuest’s page on facebook and post on our wall what you like about BarterQuest or bartering in general, or register on BarterQuest and invite your friends to using the given link.
The winner will be chosen from at random from all eligible entries as of May 31, 2011. Entries must be submitted by 12:00 pm Eastern Time on May 31, 2011. Entries received after such time will automatically be disregarded. The winner will be announced by BarterQuest by tweeting, on our Facebook page, and on our site.
One prize will be awarded during the term of the Sweepstakes: one $100 Amazon Gift Certificate.
No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. You are not required to be a user of BarterQuest to win.
Each winner will be responsible for providing a shipping address to BarterQuest for receipt of his or her prize. BarterQuest will ship prizes within 30 days from its notification of a shipping address.
Program Description and Eligibility
No purchase is necessary. You are not required to be a registered user of BarterQuest to win and the completion of a trade on BarterQuest does not increase your chances of winning. No special skill is necessary to enter or win. This promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to persons who are at least 18 years of age.
Employees of BarterQuest, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and any person working on the product, project, or promotion, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members or any persons living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
This Sweepstakes commences on April 19, 2011. The selection of the winner will occur from eligible entries as of May 31, 2011.
How to Enter and Win
You will be automatically entered into a Sweepstakes drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate, if you either (1) use Twitter to send our predefined Twitter message (a “tweet”), or (2) become a fan of BarterQuest on FACEBOOK and post on our wall what you like about BarterQuest or bartering in general, or (3) register on BarterQuest and invite your friends using the given link. You can enter multiple time. Your chances of winning will increase if you complete all three options and/or the more often you tweet or post on FACEBOOK. Tweets must be displayed on Twitter’s public search stream (http://search.twitter.com/) to be counted. The winner will be selected on June 24, 2010 in a random drawing from eligible entries. Winner has to be eligible resident of the United States and residing within USA.
Entries must be submitted by 12:00 pm Eastern Time on May 31, 2011. Entries received after such time will automatically be disregarded.
In all cases, the Sweepstakes is limited to one prize for one person for the term of this Sweepstakes, regardless of the number of tweets sent, comments posted or the number of friends invited. The use of any automated system to participate in the Sweepstakes is strictly prohibited and will result in the disqualification of the user. Winners will be from among all entries received during the applicable entry period.
The sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and winner eligibility. No responsibility is assumed by BarterQuest for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified, or for any computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur. The sponsor is not responsible for entries that it is not made aware of by the methods set forth herein, including entries not delivered to the public search stream. Potential winners may be required to provide proof that they are the authorized account holder of the account associated with the winning entry as a pre-condition to their award of a prize.
BarterQuest reserves the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. All taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.
Winners will be contacted directly via a direct message from Sponsor’s Twitter account (@barterquest) or via email. It is the Entrant’s sole responsibility to contact the Sponsor to collect his or her prize.
Each winner will be responsible for providing a shipping address to BarterQuest for receipt of his or her prize. BarterQuest will ship prizes within 30 days from its notification of a shipping address. If any potential winner cannot be contacted, or if a prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will forfeit his or her prize.
One prize will be awarded during the term of the Sweepstakes: $100 Amazon Gift Certificate.
Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of BarterQuest, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Prize winners may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days following the date of attempted notification. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Entrants further grant to BarterQuest the right to use and publish their proper name and state online, in print, and in any other media in connection with this Sweepstakes. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for BarterQuest to use the winners’ names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless BarterQuest, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this promotion or any prize won.
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Disqualification of Entries and Cancellation of Promotion
BarterQuest reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. BarterQuest reserves that right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time, for any reason, in its sole discretion, and without prior notification.
Winners will be posted on the BarterQuest website, on the BarterQuest page on Facebook, and announced by BarterQuest by tweeting.
By receipt of the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, JPM Global, Inc., a Delaware company doing business as BarterQuest, and any promotional partners, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliate and related companies, and each of its and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, personal injury, death, or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the appropriate New York court located in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees, and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
Limits of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software, (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries, or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize or while traveling to or from any prize-related activity. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by Sponsor, notice will be posted on http://www.barterquest.com/home. In the event that the Sweepstakes is abbreviated for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, but is under no obligation, to award prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of termination.
By entering, entrants agree to comply with these rules. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the natural person who is in control of the email address associated with the entering Twitter account.
WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, BARTERQUEST, AS ITS SPONSOR, RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If any portion of these rules is determined to be invalid or illegal, the remaining portions of these rules will remain in effect and be construed with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by BarterQuest. BarterQuest is located at 231 West 29th Street, Suite 906, New York, New York.