Giveaway Rules for Facebook | GiftYa

Giveaway Rules for Facebook

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to those who sign up at https://www.facebook.com/GiftYacom and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of GiftYa, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of GiftYa as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.
  3. Sweepstakes Period:

    Weekly: October 27th, 12:01 am EST and ending October 31st, 11:59 pm EST.

    November 4th 12:01 am EST and ending November 7th, 11:59 pm EST.

    November 11th 12:01 am EST and ending November 14th, 11:59 pm EST.

    November 18th 12:01 am EST and ending November 21st, 11:59 pm EST.

    November 25th 12:01 am EST and ending November 28th, 11:59 pm EST.

    All online entries must be received by Monday of that week, 11:59 pm EST.

    Monthly:

    November 1st 12:01 am EST and ending November 30th, 11:59 pm EST.

  4. How to Enter: To enter the Sweepstakes an entrant must successfully complete the following steps:
    1. Access his or her Facebook Account, which must be set to unprotected or public during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and until prize winners are selected and finalized.
    2. Be a follower of Sponsor’s official Facebook page @GiftYacom throughout Sweepstakes Entry Period and until prize winners are selected and finalized. If an individual is not currently following Sponsor’s Facebook page and wants to enter Sweepstakes, he or she must go to the handle within the App or facebook.com/GiftYacom and become a follower. If an individual does not have a Facebook account, he or she can sign up for free by visiting Facebook.com and following the instructions.
    3. Look for the weekly post on Sponsor’s Official Facebook Page, facebook.com/GiftYacom, follow the online instructions to “like” the post and comment as instructed (the “entry”). Once you comment you will receive one entry into that specific Entry Period.
    Entrants may only use one Facebook Account to enter the Sweepstakes. You are not permitted to share the same Facebook Account with another entrant. Use of any automated system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entrants must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize.
    Entrants that do not complete and/or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of GiftYa. You may enter only once. You must provide any/all information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of GiftYa.
  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Weekly Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive a GiftYa valued at $10. The Winner(s) of the monthly sweepstakes will recieve a GiftYa to the merchant of their choice valued at $50. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prizeaward. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by GiftYa. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at GiftYa’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for GiftYa to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing of all valid entries under the supervision of GiftYa. Winner will be notified by direct message on Facebook within five (5) days following selection of Winner. GiftYa shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BYWINNER (AT GIFTYA’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that GiftYa, anyone acting on behalf of GiftYa, and GiftYa’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of GiftYa. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless GiftYa from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which GiftYa may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  9. Terms & Conditions: GiftYa reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond GiftYa’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, GiftYa may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by GiftYa. GiftYa reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. GiftYa has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, GiftYa reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless GiftYa, Facebook and their subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States AND Pennsylvania, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, You agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Pennsylvania having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain awards for, and You hereby waive all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than Your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the GiftYa website. To read the Privacy Policy, https://www.giftya.com/privacy-policy click here.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail Your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: GiftYa, LLC, 495 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. Requests must be received no later than 60 days of the end of the entry period].
  14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is GiftYa, LLC, 495 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
  15. Facebook: The Sweepstakes hosted by GiftYa is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  16. Your entry into this sweepstakes constitutes your acceptance of these rules.