Seedling USA, Inc.
Hearst E-mail “Come Play With Seedling, Where Ideas Come to Life”
Official Sweepstakes Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Please read these rules before entering Seedling USA, Inc.’s Hearst E-mail 'Come Play With Seedling, Where Ideas Come to Life' Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes"). You agree that by entering this Sweepstakes you will be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules (the "Rules"), and you acknowledge that you satisfy all Sweepstakes eligibility requirements. By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to being placed on an e-mail mailing list for promotional and other marketing materials from Seedling USA, Inc. You may opt out of these communications at any time. Information about how to opt out will be included in all promotional e-mails and can also be obtained by visiting https://www.seedling.com/pages/privacy.
Eligibility. This Sweepstakes is limited to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Colombia (Sweepstakes excludes residents of all other U.S. territories, commonwealths and possessions, including but not limited to Puerto Rico). Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and of the age of legal majority in your state of residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Seedling USA, Inc. and the partnering companies directly connected with the creation and/or administration of this Sweepstakes, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
Sponsor. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Seedling USA, Inc. (the"Sponsor"). Seedling is located at 16782 Von Karman Ave. #17, Irvine, CA 92606.
Timing. The Sweepstakes will run from 8:00am PST on May 26th, 2015 to 11:59pm PST on June 9th, 2015 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
Prize. Of the Sweepstakes entries, one (1) person will be chosen at random to receive the following: one (1) $200 electronic gift card to Seedling.com.
Prizes cannot be transferred, assigned, or redeemed for their cash value. All prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and “WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,” express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).
Taxes. The Prize Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
Prize Drawing for Participants. The Prize Winner will be selected at random and notified via e-mail of entry. If a potential winner does not respond within thirty (30) days of being contacted or refuses to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, the potential winner forfeits the prize. All prizes will be fulfilled approximately one month after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. For more information on the specific drawing and randomization procedures, please send an express written request to: Seedling USA, Inc. Attn: 'Come Play With Seedling, Where Ideas Come to Life' Sweepstakes, 16782 Von Karman Ave. #17, Irvine, CA 92606.
Odds of Winning. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received at the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
Winners' List. The Winner List will be compiled after the winner’s confirmation process is complete and will be made available upon express written request. Please send all requests for the Winners' List to: Seedling USA, Inc. Attn: 'Come Play With Seedling, Where Ideas Come to Life' Sweepstakes, 16782 Von Karman Ave. #17, Irvine, CA 92606.
Publicity. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the winner’s grant to Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates and those acting pursuant to its authority, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winner's name, address (city & state), portrait, picture, voice, likeness and biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration, unless prohibited by law.
Release. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for: (1) technical delays or failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention during any part of the Sweepstakes, (3) technical or human error during the administration or processing of the Sweepstakes, (4) lost, late, incomplete, illegible or misdirected entries of any kind, or (5) any loss, injury, or damage caused, whether directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading data or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes. By entering into this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Hearst, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies and each company's officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
Additional Terms. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Sponsor also reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes or, as determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Los Angeles, California. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of California and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of California. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys' fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.