Kudosz Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. YOU MAY ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES ONLY ONCE FOR EACH SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD VIA OUR WEBSITE. WE MAY OFFER PROMOTIONAL ENTRY OPPORTUNITIES THAT ALLOWS FOR MULTIPLE ENTRIES IN THE SAME SWEEPSTAKES.
KUDOSZ SWEEPSTAKES DOES NOT SHARE YOUR ENTRY INFORMATION WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY SPONSORS OR VENDORS. WE ARE AN AMAZON.COM AFFILIATE ASSOCIATE.
ENTRY PERIOD: The entry period for each sweepstakes is noted on the entry form.
SWEEPSTAKES ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes participation is open only to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Kudosz (“Sponsor”), and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, any other prize sponsor, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes (all of the foregoing collectively referred to as “Sweepstakes Entities”), and the immediate family members (spouse, and parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the same household as such individuals, whether related or not, are NOT eligible to participate or win.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, visit www.kudosz.com during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and follow the online instructions to complete the official Sweepstakes Entry Form, including your full name, valid e-mail address, and submit the sweepstakes entry as instructed. You may only enter a sweepstakes once during the sweepstakes period, plus any promotional entries. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the sweepstakes. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain name associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted, and individuals engaging in such practices will be disqualified. The use of automated or third-party software to enter is prohibited. No groups, clubs or organizations may reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to its members. All entry information becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. As part of the entry procedure, we will add your email address to our weekly email sweepstakes announcements, and forward you to our affiliate marketing website link after the entry form is submitted by you.
No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any human, computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur, or for any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
PRIZE: The prize is noted on each Sweepstakes. Limit one prize per person or household.
Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents assume no responsibility for lost or stolen prizes. The winners shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Reporting and payment of all applicable taxes, fees, and/or surcharges, if any, arising out of, or resulting from, receipt of prize, are the sole responsibility of each prize winner. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded.
RANDOM DRAWING: One prize winner will be selected in a random drawing at the conclusion of each sweepstakes period from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by an automated software system selection. The selection is final with regard to the sweepstakes and cannot be transferred.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION/WINNER VERIFICATION: Each potential prize winner will be notified by email, at the email address provided at the time of entry. Each potential winner may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release within seven days of the email date on the prize notification. A potential winner will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries received if (i) such potential winner fails to return required documents within seven days of the email date on the prize notification, (ii) any prize/prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (iii) the Sweepstakes Entities are unable to contact the potential winner, (iv) the potential winner is otherwise found to be ineligible, or (v) the potential winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason. Allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery of prize following completion of the notification process. Prize will only be delivered to addresses within the United States.
By accepting the prize, each prize winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, voice, quotes and/or likeness for advertising/publicity purposes in commerce and in any and all media worldwide without limitation or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each winner’s first name, last name, city and state will be disclosed on a Winners List which will be distributed upon request and as required by law.
Each prize winner, by entering and accepting a prize, acknowledges compliance with and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees to release and hold Sponsors and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, media partners, and advertising, promotion, and other coordinating agencies involved in this Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (“Promotional Parties”) harmless from any and all liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind sustained in connection with participation in this sweepstakes or the use, acceptance, possession, awarding or participation of any prize-related activity. Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States, and all participants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of courts in Virginia for resolution of all claims and disputes.
PRIVACY & OPT OUT MECHANISM: By entering the sweepstakes, participants will be sharing their personal information with Kudosz, and participants agree to Kudosz’s use of participants’ personal information. To alter or remove your personal information from Kudosz’ database, or to opt-out of receiving promotional distributions and newsletters from sponsor, email email@example.com at anytime.
INTERNET: The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any person who uses or attempts to use such means to enter the Sweepstakes will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and will be ineligible to receive a prize. If for any reason the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, due to reasons including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this sweepstakes, sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend the sweepstakes. In such case, sponsor shall determine the winners in accordance with these rules from among all valid, non-suspect entries received prior to the event which warranted such action. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Promotional Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or for failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, sponsor reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: In no event will promotional parties be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of any participant’s access to and use of internet site www.kudosz.com or the downloading from and/or printing of material downloaded from said site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on such site or any prize won is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions regarding these limitations or exclusions.
DISPUTES: The sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Virginia, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in Virginia, Virginia. 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 in accordance with 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 Virginia. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of Fairfax, Virginia. 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 attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
RULES REQUESTS: For a copy of these official rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Kudosz, 10332 Main Street #325, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Vermont residents may omit return postage.
WINNERS LIST: The winners list is available online at kudosz.com/winners.
ADMINISTRATOR: Kudosz Sweepstakes, 10332 Main Street #325, Fairfax, Virginia 22030.
SPONSOR: Questox Corporation, DBA Kudosz.com, and any additional sponsor(s) noted in the sweepstakes announcement.