Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO HAVE ATTAINED THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR STATE OF RESIDENCE AND WHO QUALIFY TO BE VERIFIED CONTESTANTS (DISCUSSED BELOW).
1.SPONSOR: The sponsor of this contest is Datawallet, Inc. ("Sponsor") with offices at 18 West 18th Street, 6th Floor, New York City, NY 10017. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Foursquare, or LinkedIn.
2.PRIZES: The number and value of prizes depend on the number of verified contestants, as specified in the table below:
|Verified Contestants||Number of Third-Tier Winners||Number of Second-Tier Winners||Number of Grand Prize Winners||Third-Tier Prize per Winner||Second-Tier Prize per Winner||Grand Prize|
The final value of the cash pool will be determined by April 22nd, 2019, and any estimates of the cash pool shown up to this point may be inaccurate due to causes such as initially counting unverified or non-compliant users.
3.HOW TO ENTER / VERIFIED CONTESTANTS: To enter the contest you must sign up at win.datawallet.com, download the plugin, and upload your Amazon data into your Datawallet. Doing this, and passing our initial fraud-detection tests, makes you a verified contestant. ONLY VERIFIED CONTESTANTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE. TO STAY VERIFIED YOU MUST (A) KEEP THE PLUGIN INSTALLED AND ACTIVE FOR THE DURATION OF THE CONTEST; AND (B) DO NOT DELETE THE DATA FROM YOUR DATAWALLET FOR ANY OF THE DATA SOURCES THAT YOU SUBMITTED FOR VERIFICATION.
Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Entries made with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities or any other device or artifice to enter multiple times will be invalid. The winning entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address from which the entry was made. The authorized email account holder is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the online entry form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this contest, or for late, lost, stolen, postage due, illegible or misdirected entries. If this contest or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or otherwise does not permit entry in the contest, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by participants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of this contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest or any portion thereof. Any attempt by an participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
4.ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open to all residents of United States of America and the District of Columbia, who are over the age of majority in their state of residence as of January 21st, 2019. AND WHO HAVE QUALIFIED AS VERIFIED CONTESTANTS, AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to participate or win a prize: (a) persons who from and after January 21st, 2019 were or are employees or agents of Sponsor or its affiliates, parent, subsidiaries, or the service agencies or independent contractors of the above organization(s); (b) persons who are engaged in the development, production, distribution of materials, or drawing of winners for this contest; and (c) persons who are immediate family of or who reside in the same household as any person in either of the preceding categories.
5.SELECTION: The potential winners will be selected by a representative of Sponsor on the basis of the highest values on the Datawallet platform, as quantified below:
- Install the plugin: worth 500 regular points;
- Upload your Amazon data: worth 250 regular points;
- Verified Status (for installing the plugin and uploading your Amazon data): worth 250 regular points in addition to the 500 regular points earned by installing the plugin and the 250 regular points earned by uploading your Amazon data;
- Upload Facebook, Foursquare, or LinkedIn data: worth 250 regular points per source;
- Gold Status (for uploading any three of the four data sources, i.e., Amazon, Facebook, Foursquare, and LinkedIn): worth 500 regular points in addition to 250 regular points earned per individual source;
- Invite a friend: worth 1 “bonus point” for every 2 regular points that friend earns, provided that the friend becomes a verified contestant (and note—”bonus points” can only be earned on regular points).
If a tie occurs, the tie will be resolved in favor of the participant who uploads the most data in to their Datawallet, as defined by the number of megabytes they’ve uploaded. Sponsor's decision will be final and binding in all respects. The potential winners will be selected on or about April 22nd, 2019. The potential winners will be notified within three (3) days after Sponsor's decision by e-mail, or telephone. In the event that Sponsor cannot reach a potential winner within three (3) days after it attempts to notify the potential winner, Sponsor will select a new potential winner according to these rules. Additionally, if a potential winner is determined to have been ineligible, it will be deemed as if the potential winner has rejected the prize, and Sponsor will select a new potential winner.
6.CONTEST PERIOD: The contest begins on January 21st, 2019 and ends April 16th, 2019. All entries must be received by 4:59 a.m. Eastern time April 16, 2019. All data uploads, whether by the entrants or their friend referrals, must be received during the contest period. Verification by Sponsor may take place after the end of the contest period.
7.ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the contest as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor may require potential winners to sign a declaration of eligibility and release of liability. At its sole discretion, Sponsor may disqualify any person whom it considers to have intentionally violated the Official Rules or any element of this contest. By participating, participants agree: (a) to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the person or persons who select the winners, and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and independent contractors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, as well as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Foursquare, and LinkedIn from any and all liability with respect to acceptance, possession or use (or misuse) of the prizes or participation in the contest. Except where prohibited by law, winner agrees to permit Sponsor to use his/her name, city, state, photograph, videotape or any likeness for advertising or publicity purposes for no additional compensation.
8.TAXES: Taxes (federal, state, and local) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor does not provide tax advice. Participants are encouraged to contact their own tax advisor regarding potential tax implications, if any, of this Promotion.
9.WINNERS LIST: A list of potential prize-winners will be posted on Sponsor’s website on or about April 16th, 2019, and the final prize-winners will be posted on Sponsor’s website on or about April 22nd, 2019.
10.DISPUTES /APPLICABLE LAW: By participating in this promotion, each participant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate courts located in the state of New York; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) 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 rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with this promotion, 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.