OFFICIAL RULES OF THE SAMPLES.COM SPRING SWEEPSTAKE
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. By entering this Samples.com Spring Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), you are accepting the terms of these Official Rules. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Samples.com (“Sponsor”). Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes each entrant agrees as follows: ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM PST on Dec 18, 2019 and ends at 11:59 PM PST on May 12, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of bi-monthly drawings (“Drawings”) for ten (10) separate bi-monthly entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”). The Entry Periods consist of the following:
HOW TO ENTER: At any time during the Sweepstakes Period, visit the Samples.com website at https://www.samples.com/category/contests. You must follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit the information requested, which may consist of your first name, last name, and email address or you may be asked to like any of Samples.com’s social media pages. Upon providing the requested information or liking the specified social media page, you will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes for a chance to win (each, an “Entry”). Limited to one Entry per person and per email address per Entry Period. Entrant must completely fill out the Entry and have a valid email address at the time of entry. The information submitted have no effect on any Entrant’s ability to enter or win the Sweepstakes.
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METHOD OF ENTRY: Limit one entry per person and per email address (“Entrant”). Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If there is a dispute as to the identity of entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned, either by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.), which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if a computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties, or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, and/or the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall have the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the process and /or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. If the Sweepstakes is canceled, modified, suspended, or terminated, notice will be posted on the Website. By entering into this Promotion, each Entrant is agreeing to receive emails from Samples.com and its affiliates. The Entrant is free to unsubscribe at any time from any of Samples.com’s newsletters by using the unsubscribe button within such emails.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to any Entrant who currently resides in the United States, in a region in which participation in this Sweepstakes complies fully with all applicable law, and is at least 18 years of age at the time of entry, is eligible. The Sweepstakes is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes may only be entered from and in eligible jurisdictions. Sponsor and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes including, without limitation, the immediate family members and/or those persons living in the same household of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.
WINNER SELECTION: One winner (“Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received per Entry Period. The Winner will receive a prize as specified per Entry Period. The Sponsor will conduct the drawings, determine the identification of the winner, and will make final and binding decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules. Entries for one Entry Period will not rollover to the next Entry Period.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in this Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. Potential winners must meet all eligibility requirements. If a potential winner is disqualified or declines the prize, Sponsor may select an alternate winner. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Sponsor anticipates that approximately 300 Entrants will participate per Entry Period. Odds of winning are estimated to be 1:300. Sponsor will identify the Winner of the Sweepstakes via the e-mail address provided on the entry form. If chosen, Entrant will be required to respond to Sponsor within 72 hours in acceptance of the prize. The Winner will further be required to electronically complete and agree to an eligibility and liability/publicity release prior to claiming their prize within five (5) days of issuance of the prize notification. If these documents are not returned properly executed, are returned to Sponsor as undeliverable, or if the given prize Winner does not otherwise comply with the Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
PRIZE: There will be ten prizes in total during the Sweepstakes Period. The prizes shall consist of various home goods with a value as listed below: $40-$70. There will be only one prize per winner. The winner will be notified via the email address supplied on their entry form. Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced. Prize does not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Rules, and all additional expenses including, without limitation, taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of winner. Only the listed prize will be awarded and no substitutions or cash equivalents or redemption will be made, except that Sponsor reserves the right to award a cash prize or prize of equal or greater financial value if any advertised prize (or any component thereof) becomes unavailable. Winners agree to accept the prize “as is,” and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to Sponsor and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes, fees, and costs. Each winner must provide Sponsor with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Entrant understands and agrees that any answers provided within the Survey may be used in any manner by the Sponsor. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law and is governed by the laws of the State of California. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are not responsible for late, lost, delayed, unclear, unintelligible, incomplete, misdirected, or ineligible sales information, which will be disqualified, or for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. ANY PERSON ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD SPONSOR OR SPONSOR OR IN ANY WAY TAMPER WITH, DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL LIABILITY AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY & RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, members, managers, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees (collectively, “Releases”) from and against any and all injuries, losses, damages, claims, and actions of any kind arising from or relating to participation in the Sweepstakes, or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the prize that may be awarded, including, without limitation, actual, direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special, or other damages. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF ANY ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR PARTICIPATION IN, ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
OFFICIAL RULES: For a copy of the Official Rules, Entrants are hereby authorized to copy these official rules on the condition that it will be for their personal use and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
WINNER LIST: For winner’s name, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to Samples.com at P.O. Box 12630, San Diego CA 92112, Attn: Sweepstakes, by November 30, 2019
MISCELLANEOUS: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Venue for the disposition of any legal action that may arise out of a claim relating to the Sweepstakes shall be proper in the Southern District for the State of California. The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or Sweepstakes Entity, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or Sweepstakes Entity or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of these giveaways is Samples.com, P.O. Box 12630, San Diego CA 92112. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with the companies from which the Prize(s) are derived. You understand that you are providing your information to Samples.com.
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